Moldova's central authorities assist Transnistria to fight flu
The Moldovan authorities have transferred 600 doses of the anti-influenza A (H1N1) vaccine "Tamiflu" to Transnistria, the governmental press service communicated.
According to the statement, the doses have already been transferred to the clinic hospital in Tiraspol. Besides, Transnistrian medical institutions will also receive materials on carrying on the campaign on the informing of the population of methods to take prophylactic and preventive measures against the influenza A (H1N1) virus.
Moldova received this preparation from the World Health Organization, as humanitarian aid.
Transnistria registered seven cases of 'swine" flu. The majority of the patients pass treatment in Chisinau. All of them suffer from a light or medium flu form. A part of them have already completed the treatment course and were released from a hospital. Transnistrian Minister of Health Protection Ivan Tkachenko declared that Transnistria received 600 doses of the vaccine for influenza A (H1N1) virus from the World Health Organization last week.