HYDERABAD -- During the upcoming 3-day anti polio drive some 309,379 children of under 5 years of age will be immunized
from polio in Hyderabad district.
Senator Win Gatchalian is calling on the Department on Education (DepEd) to create a circular that will mandate all public schools to initiate a program to identify and monitor students who were immunized
Education Secretary Leonor Briones has instructed school officials to review the list of students immunized
with the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia and closely monitor their health to help ease parents' fears of the drug's effects on children.
At least seven and a half lakh children under 5-year of age would be immunized
with the anti-polio vaccine during the campaign which would continue till May 17, AJK Health Department sources told reporter here on Sunday.
It was determined that 17% of the patients had been missing immunized
due to neurological disorders and 11% of them have been still missing immunized
4] National Family Health Survey (NFHS) III has shown that only 40% children are completely immunized
in slums leaving others vulnerable to various diseases.
8 million children to be immunized
in three day anti polio drive in eight high risk districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including forty eight camps of IDPs and Afghan refugees.
Of the 658 infants with laboratory-confirmed influenza, 20 had immunized
mothers and 638 were born to unimmunized women.
To achieve herd immunity, in which the percentage of people who are vaccinated is high enough to protect the unvaccinated, 94 percent of the population has to be immunized
against the measles.
Hailing the percentage as signifying a 'tangible progress" in immunizing children against polio in insecure areas, Health Minister Nizar Yazigi said in a press statement that the number of immunized
children in Damascus countryside reached 326, 848, followed by Hama in which the number hit 325, 525, then came Damascus province with 277, 605 immunized
Balb/c mice were immunized
with this compound and humoral and cytokine secretion patterns of immunized
models were analyzed.
In the region, about 67 percent of children are fully immunized
for MMR at 24 months of age, and only about 44 percent of low-income children are fully immunized