Children will be given PCV vaccine from today: After two months, children will be vaccinated from today; PCV vaccine will protect babies from pneumonia, know the symptoms of the disease
In the middle of the second-third wave of the corona epidemic, vaccination is happening rapidly, people are waiting for the corona vaccine for children. But before that, in order to protect children from pneumonia in the district, from today, all the hospitals and health centers of the district will be vaccinated against PCV. The district got 7200 vaccine doses. PCV vaccine will protect against lung infection in children. Recently, due to the lack of PCV vaccine in Jhansi, family members had to return disappointed from hospitals Vaccination starts from today with 7200 doses
Children were not able to get the pneumonia vaccine due to lack of PCV vaccine to protect children from pneumonia. Due to which, to protect against lethal pneumonia, PCV vaccine will be given to all the CHC health centers including District Hospital, Women's Hospital, Medical College and three and a half months and nine months old babies from birth to one and a half months.Due to non-availability of vaccine in the district for the last two months, the families of the children were getting this vaccine worth Rs 3800 to 4000 in private hospitals and nursing homes. But now vaccination will be started in all hospitals and health centers from Tuesday. In this regard, District Immunization Officer Dr. Ravi Shankar said that seven thousand two hundred doses of PCV vaccine have been received, from Tuesday all the hospitals and centers will be vaccinated against pneumonia.