Pulse Polio campaign using Oral Polio Virus (OPV) drops won all the accolades in getting India, a Polio free status in march 2014 by World Health Organisation (WHO). Now, India has all geared up to march in race against Polio in “endgame plan” as suggested by WHO. One dose of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) has … Read morePolio injection now mandatory in India!! Drops not enough.
Dengue, the break-bone fever, is a serious mosquito-borne disease that makes around 400 million people sick every year. Close to 5 lakh patients need to be hospitalized, out of which 22 thousand can’t survive. More than 100 developing countries in the tropical as well as subtropical regions in Latin America and Asia are affected by … Read moreDengvaxia, the first Dengue vaccine waiting to be launched in India!!
Flu season is almost here. Be prepared before it catches you or your loved ones. According to the last year’s statistics, H1N1 flu created a lot of panic throughout India towards the end of 2014. Rajasthan and Gujarat had maximum number of flu cases and death toll all over India reached 2035 out of 33,761 … Read moreBe prepared, Flu season is almost here!!
Asia’s largest vaccine maker, Pune based Serum Institute of India is planning to wear another feather in her cap by trying to launch Dengue treatment in India. Dengue is creating a havoc in India especially in Delhi, which is experiencing the worst outbreak in 5 years. Dengue virus infects the cells of human immune system … Read moreInnovative Dengue treatment on the horizon, with the efforts from Serum Institute of India.
Rainy season bring the cravings of fried delicacies which is further strengthened by the nice aroma of street food. It becomes hard to completely avoid the outside food sometimes. It is common to catch typhoid in the rainy season. Typhoid is a serious systemic infection caused by enteric pathogen Salmonella typhi. It is spread … Read moreProtect your child from Typhoid this rainy season!!
Dengue also infamous as the break-bone fever, is a mosquito – borne viral disease. High fever, headache, severe ache behind the eyes, muscle and joint pains and rash similar to measles are the most common symptoms of Dengue. This disease is self limiting and no specific drug or treatment is available. Antibiotics don’t work and … Read moreDengue vaccine soon , but not efficient for small kids!!
I am a mother of a lovely daughter who is just going to turn 4 in august. My daughter, Isha has started her regular school this year and I find some time for myself finally. I like to keep myself updated with the latest things on internet in my free time. I came across Vaccinebox … Read moreThank you Vaccinebox !!
As “Indradhanush” or rainbow brightens up the sky with its 7 colors, the campaign (Mission Indradhanush) to immunize children against seven vaccine preventable diseases looks promising in its quest to brighten young India with colors of good health. Union Health Minister JP Nadda launched this mission on 25th December 2013 with an aim to immunize … Read moreFully Immunize every child
Swine flu vaccine is included in Influenza shots recommended to be given yearly, as immunity against Influenza declines in one year. Children below 5 years of age, pregnant women, senior citizens, persons with certain medical conditions (lung or heart disorders; metabolic disorders e.g. Diabetes, kidney ailments, etc.; and immunosuppression) should be essentially given these shots, … Read moreSwine flu vaccine