According to the letter of the Panhellenic Pharmaceutical Association to the other pharmaceutical associations, The prescription of the flu vaccines will open on October 1.
particularly, The gradual distribution of influenza vaccines by the pharmaceutical companies Vianex and Mylan has started. THE Mylan will allocate gradually 570.000 vaccines which already exist in its warehouses and the Vianex at first 1.000.000 vaccines, which also exist in its warehouses.
The goal is these quantities, to be delivered from warehouses to pharmacies by early October. The prescription of the flu vaccines will open on October 1.
The flu vaccine is available only by prescription – The exceptions
Like last year, the distribution will be done only with an electronic prescription except for the following cases:
A) Insured bodies that have not joined the Electronic Prescribing system.
B) Citizens (tourists) from countries outside the European Union as well as European citizens who do not hold an EAEC (European Health Insurance Card).
C) Immigrants, who for various reasons have not obtained an AMKA or Temporary Insurance and Health Care Number for a foreigner (ΠΑΑΥΠΑ).
The PFS points out that it has been requested that the prescriptions of influenza vaccines be given until 31 December 2021.