Indian Health Ministry Continues Immunization Against Life-Threatening Diseases

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on  July 22, 2015 at 10:12 AM Indian Health News
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The central government had identified 201 high-priority districts, which have been either partially or not been vaccinated at all. Under the government's immunization mission 'Indradhanush', children living there were being given vaccinations.
Indian Health Ministry Continues Immunization Against Life-Threatening Diseases
Indian Health Ministry Continues Immunization Against Life-Threatening Diseases

In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, Health Minister J.P. Nadda said, "Under the mission, immunization was on against seven life-threatening diseases- diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, tuberculosis, measles and hepatitis B. In addition, vaccination against Japanese Encephalitis and Hemophilus influenza type-B will be provided in select districts of the country. Vaccination against tetanus was also being provided to pregnant women."

Source: IANS

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