HEALTH Updated at 09:42:07 12/19/2018  (Views:  487 )
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Over 77,000 children to be additionally vaccinated against rubella and measles

BTO - The provincial Preventive Medicine Center is planning to launch supplementary campaign to provide vaccinations against Rubella and Measles for Children in early 2009. Accordingly, the total number of children participating in this campaign is estimated at over 77,000 in the city of Phan Thiet, districts of Ham Thuan Bac, Ham Thuan Nam, Tanh Linh, Duc Linh, Phu Quy, Tuy Phong and Ham Tan.

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Although the proportion of vaccinations against Rubella and Measles hits a high level every year, the number of children misses those vaccinations has accumulated year by year. As a result, the viruses may spread and become epidemic in some conditions. Reportedly, rubella and measles are the two infectious diseases that are responsible for risky complication and threaten children’s lives.

Translated by My Thien (Source: Binh Thuan Newspaper)

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