Swine flu outbreak in India. Could it be prevented?

The increasing number of swine flu cases and fatalities  in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Telangana have taken us back to bitter memories of 2009, when the Swine flu virus made its first attack. Swine flu infection got the pandemic status, as it caused large number of deaths across the world. To everybody’s respite, … Read more

Updates in IAP Immunization schedule

Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) has updated its recommended immunization schedule for children of ages 0-18 years, based on current scientific evidences. Excerpts from the changes in the schedule are as follows: Stand alone vaccine for Measles will now be history. Now even 9 month old babies’ immune system can get a kick start to … Read more

Vaccines, the trainers of our Immune Defense Army

Immune Defense Army Humans are blessed with a competent immune system, which can recognize any foreign invader and fight it like an army does, in a battle. This army constitutes of various types of White Blood Cells (WBCs). Each type of WBCs contributes to the defense mechanism, with their own special set of tasks. A … Read more

Vaccinebox is here!!

A box full of information, that can store your precious records, and even tells you what to do, when and why. Here comes Vacccinebox. A new way of managing your immunization. You can read about all the available vaccines and the diseases that are vaccine preventable. Get access to the most recent immunization schedule carefully … Read more