Measles-Rubella campaign covers 2.56 lakh kids in Ludhiana

LUDHIANA: About 2.56 lakh children aged between 9 months to less than 15 years were given Measles-Rubella vaccine under a campaign introduced by means of the well being division.
Ludhiana civil surgeon Dr Parvinder Pal Singh Sidhu mentioned that an estimated 12.55 lakh children shall be vaccinated in Ludhiana within the coming days.

Sidhu published that already 3 stages of MR vaccination campaign were completed in 13 states masking around 7-8 crore children with this vaccine safely while Punjab is being lined in Phase four.


Sidhu mentioned that auto-disable syringes are used for vaccination of each kid. These syringes are rendered non-usable after a unmarried use.


District immunization officer (DIO) Dr Jasbir Singh mentioned that 488 vaccination teams and 163 supervisors were deployed to hide about 2989 faculties engaging in just about 4656 vaccination periods within the district.


Singh mentioned that Rubella could also be any other infectious but mild viral illness affecting each children and adults that can reason death and disabilities within the new-borns if an unprotected pregnant woman gets infected with it.


Measles-Rubella campaign covers 2.56 lakh kids in Ludhiana Measles-Rubella campaign covers 2.56 lakh kids in Ludhiana Reviewed by kailash soni on May 15, 2018 Rating: 5
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