EasySix (ईज़ीसिक्स) का लॉन्च वैक्सीन उद्योग में एक बड़ा कदम है। इससे पहले, हेक्सैक्सिम बाजार में उपलब्ध एक ही टीका था जिस्से 6 रोगों से लड़ने के लिए क्षमता मिलती है। लेकिन यह टीका बहुत महंगा है । ईजीसिक्स एक असरदार सस्ता विकल्प है और इसके बाद डीटीपीपी के संयोजन वैक्सीन और आईपीवी को लागत घटाने … Read more Easysix (ईज़ीसिक्स) , एक शॉट में 6 रोगों से एक साथ प्रतिरक्षा देता है ।
Why Polio vaccine is mandatory for all children below 5 years in India? Polio virus is very infectious and it spreads through fecal oral route in the countries, where sanitation facilities are poor. Wild polio virus infects a susceptible young child, when he eats improperly handled, fecal contaminated food. Virus multiplies inside the intestines of … Read more Polio vaccine is mandatory for all children below 5 years
A recent study by U-M’s School of Public Health revealed a shocking fact that only 18%of children are completely vaccinated with the recommended three doses of DPT vaccine and only about a third receive the first dose of measles by 10 months under the Universal Immunization program by the government. What stops people from getting their … Read more Vaccination reminder service is saving lives!! Learn how
EasySix vaccine or Hexaxim Launch of EasySix is a big one in vaccine industry. Earlier, there was only one hexavalent vaccine named Hexaxim (cost price Rs. 4800), available in the market. It is a painless vaccine known to prevent 6 diseases in one shot. Due to its cost, it burnt hole in the pocket of … Read more EasySix, a new efficient vaccine to take care of 6 Preventable diseases in one shot is launched now
My son’s doctor suggested to give Hexaxim, which is painless, instead of previous 6 week dose of Quinvaxem and IPV vaccine when I went for 10 week due vaccination? But the cost was too much. Can I get the same vaccine for my baby which was given earlier? Or should I opt for painless this … Read more Hexaxim is a 6 in 1 painless vaccine, but very costly. Should you opt it over regular DTP vaccines?
The measles–rubella (MR) vaccination drive was launched on Feb 6, 2017 in states like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Lakshadweep and Goa. This campaign is massive, and one of its kind of effort in the entire world. The final goal is to immunize 405 million children in the age group of 9 months–15 years by 2019. … Read more Measles Rubella vaccination drive across India!! Should you vaccinate your child?
What is new in 2016-17 Influenza virus vaccines? Composition of flu vaccine is different than last year. Only one strain is same and the other two are different. Vaccine strains are updated to match the circulating viruses each year. The WHO recommendation on vaccine composition is based on the year-round work of the WHO Global … Read more Flu season is round the corner. New vaccine stock is available in India
If you have suffered from Chikungunya once, you are immune for lifetime, to be suffered from it again. As per the microbiology department of AIMS, Chikungunya disease is caused by one serotype and the chances of repeated infection caused by the same serotype is minimum. Whereas; Dengue is caused by 4 closely related serotypes of … Read more Good news!! Chikungunya virus won’t make you sick again
Inactivated Polio Virus (IPV) injectable vaccine gives protection against all the 3 types of polioviruses. Withdrawal of trivalent oral Polio drops makes it mandatory to get 1 dose of inactivated Polio (IPV) injection at 14 weeks of age to get immunity against type 2 viruses. However, the primary series of vaccination is to be … Read more Polio vaccine shortage: A Reason to worry!!
Rubella or german measles can cause Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS) in infants born to infected mothers. This means, they can suffer from mental handicap, visual impairment, deafness and heart abnormalities, if infected with Rubella virus in the womb. Vaccination is the only way to prevent Rubella virus from infecting pregnant mothers and their unborn child. … Read more Mandatory MMR vaccination stuck in bureaucracy?