Therefore, making sure your measles vaccination
is up to date is paramount before jetting off.
This was disclosed by DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III, who said, in an interview on CNN Philippines, that measles vaccination
among the first cohort, or children with the age bracket of six months to 59 months, or around five years old, has reached 98 percent in just about five months.
[USA], Apr 19 (ANI): New research has indicated that a decline in measles vaccination
could lead to the outbreak of the disease in full swing.
He said that measles vaccination
are being given to unvaccinated children while vitamin-A to already diagnosed children to boost their immunization against measles virus.
The DOH is conducting, until April 8, a measles vaccination
campaign in schools targeting 6.8 million students from kindergarten to Grade 6.
In 2018, the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI), Sindh had conducted measles vaccination
campaign across Sindh province from October 15 and October 27 wherein targeted 7.3 million children from 9 months up to 5 years of age were vaccinated.
The measles vaccination
program was first introduced in Bhutan in 1979 and toddlers were vaccinated at nine months.
1963 is the year the measles vaccination
The TV ad urges parents and caregivers to bring their children to health centers for free measles vaccination
The country had recently carried out successfully the largest ever measles vaccination
campaign for children across Pakistan.
With people returning to hospitals for measles vaccination
, the government must seize the opportunity to allay lingering fears about vaccines.