Typhoid vaccination campaign across the country
Web Desk February 1, 2021
ISLAMABAD: A nationwide typhoid conjugate vaccination campaign has been launched, during which 12.7 million children aged 9 months to 15 years will be vaccinated against typhoid.
According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Health, a typhoid conjugate Typhoid vaccination campaign has been launched in 12 districts of Punjab and Islamabad. 12.7 million children between the ages of 9 months and 15 years will be vaccinated against typhoid.
Special Assistant Dr. Faisal Sultan said that effective measures have been taken to Typhoid vaccination children, giving priority to the expanded immunization program.
Dr. Faisal Sultan said that typhoid vaccine can be prevented with the help of food vaccine, typhoid is an infectious disease and it is spread by contaminated food, water, typhoid vaccine will be given in Islamabad from today till February 15.
“Typhoid vaccine strengthens the immune system against deadly diseases. Parents are urged to vaccinate children from 9 months to 15 years against typhoid. We must protect our children from infectious diseases and provide them with a healthy and safe future,” he said. ۔
It may be recalled that the sources of the Ministry of Health said that the anti-typhoid campaign was held in Sindh last year. The anti-typhoid campaign in Sindh recorded a significant decrease in cases.
The new vaccine was approved by the government of Pakistan through the World Health Organization (WHO) and was used during a two-week immunization campaign in Sindh province, where typhoid has been prevalent in Sindh province since 2017. 10,000 cases were registered.