The Saudi Ministry of Health has said that people affected by seasonal influenza should use masks, especially when visiting health institutions.
According to Akaz newspaper, the Ministry of Health said in a statement that if a person is suffering from seasonal influenza, wearing a mask will prevent the spread of the effects of the affected person's cold to others. Its importance will double in health institutions and public places.
It should be remembered that the Ministry of Health has started a vaccine awareness campaign to prevent seasonal influenza.
The Ministry of Health says that 'elderly people, people with incurable diseases, people with weak immune system, pregnant women, health workers, can be more affected by seasonal influenza. Common people can also be affected by it. Its vaccine is also effective'.