One week left to give children a vaccine against their measles


The national campaign for vaccination against the reed and rubella children is from 13 months to four years of age and age; Ending Friday, and 27% did not get the extra, free and compulsory dose, according to data from the Secretary of State for Health.

Health authorities urged families to go to the nearest immunization centers for their "vaccine", "essential and cheap" vaccine for people. age group across the country.

During the campaign, which began on October 1 and was made every four years to reduce the impact of measles and rubella, by the end of the year after Wednesday, 2,054,779 boys received their additional dose.

About the total amount for the population, set at 2,817,000 doses, there was still a vaccine for around 750,000 children, with a 73% broadcast, director of Control of Diseases Immunopreventable (Dicei), Cristian Biscayart

"It is very important that those who still have their children vaccinated in those days that are needed, to achieve a fuller coverage," the commander to want.

According to data from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), from the beginning of the year and to 23 October, 8,091 proof of measles of measles, 85 dead, including in 11 countries in the region.

Venezuela is the list (5,525 cases and 73 deaths), Brazil (2,192 cases and 12 deaths) and the United States (142 cases), length & # 39; Argentina was recording all 14 cases to date in 2018.


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