Flu vaccine arrives in Malta


Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

The flu vaccine arrived in Malta today with an Air Malta aircraft, revealed Economy Minister Silvio Schembri on Facebook.

Schembri thanked the airline for delivering 5.6 tonnes of the vaccine.

Il-Vaċċin tal-Influwenza issa f’pajjiżna 🇲🇹. Tlaqmu sabiex l-isforzi tagħna bħala Gvern biex naraw li kulħadd jkun kemm…

Posted by Silvio Schembri on Sunday, September 27, 2020

The Minister appealed for the public to be vaccinated so that the Government’s efforts translate into more wealth for the people.

The seasonal influenza vaccine is to be administered for free from a number of health centres in Malta and Gozo. It will be available as of 11th October onwards. Health Minister Chris Fearne urged people to take the vaccine in order to stave off further illness during a pandemic.