DPT vaccination

DPT vaccination

An immunization that protects against diphtheria, pertussis–whooping cough, tetanus Adverse reactions Anaphylactic shock within 24 hrs, encephalitis, residual seizure disorder, shock-like state, hypotonia, ↓ responsiveness by end of day 3. See also Vaccination, DTaP.
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In case of DPT vaccination out of 81 AEFI, most common was swelling at the injection site (61 AEFI) followed by abscess at injection site (20 AEFI).
Vaccinated individuals had taken 2 or 3 doses of primary DPT vaccination. None of them had taken 1st and 2nd booster.
Andrew was not born with disabilities.(10) His difficulties began August 6, 1992, the day his mother took him for his six-month well-baby visit and Andrew received his third DPT vaccination.(11) Later that evening, Andrew suffered his first seizure and was rushed to the hospital.(12) By the age of three and a half, he had returned to the emergency room more than seventy times and experienced equally as many additional seizures.(13) Between each seizure, Andrew appeared a happy and healthy child.(14)
On the Indian subcontinent, DPT vaccination coverage is reported to be 80%.
Before DPT vaccination began, 95 percent of people contracted pertussis (whooping cough) at some point in their lives.
Ms Walker's son, Daniel Levell, 11, was diagnosed with West Syndrome, a condition which causes spasms in very young children, shortly after he received his DPT vaccinations at three months old.
Ms Walker's son Daniel Levell, 11, was diagnosed with West syndrome, a condition which causes spasms in very young children, shortly after he received his DPT vaccinations at three months old.