In a new York court ordered to do preschoolers and infants with the flu

In the city institutions for the care of children and the schools are required to conduct annual vaccination of preschool children and infants — the court ruled state.

The court of appeal unanimously affirmed the right of the Department of Health to require preschools annual vaccinations. The decision came in response to the lawsuit 2015 from mothers who believed that officials had violated their right to refuse vaccination of children aged 6 months to 5 years.

The decision of the court takes effect immediately. More than 150,000 pre-school children and infants in urban institutions must now obtain priveco flu, until 31 December.

Influenza — a viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory tract. He is able to cause complications which threaten patients at risk of lethal outcome. The most dangerous virus for young children and the elderly.

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The center for disease control in the US estimated that in the last seasons flu killed from 12 000 to 56 000 inhabitants. In the 2017-2018 year from the virus in new York died five children.

The effectiveness of the vaccine may be different, it all depends on the strain of the virus. However, doctors recommend annual flu shots.