April 24-30 is World Immunisation Week and this year’s theme is Close The Immunization Gap.
Just the thought of so many painful injections hurting your precious baby every few weeks/months is heartbreaking. But what yo should know is that vaccines are important for the health of your child, and you cannot miss them. Getting immunised for different diseases confers what is called ‘acquired immunity’ which prevents diseases such as polio, TB, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Measles, and Hepatitis B in children.
But most doctors recommend a big list of vaccines for kids these days. In this video, our expert tells you which vaccines are important and which ones are optional.
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Published: April 26, 2015 4:01 pm