Vaccination
All you need to know about vaccinations - when, where and what?
BCG Vaccine
The Bacillus Calmette–Guérin vaccine i.e. the BCG vaccine is mainly administered for immunization against tuberculosis. However, in many cases, the BCG vaccine is also used for treating bladder cancer. The first medical use of the BCG vaccine was made in 1921.
Reasons Your Baby Needs The DTaP Vaccine
The DTaP vaccine is a safer vaccine version of the DTP vaccine (now discontinued in many countries due the adverse reactions caused by it). The DTaP vaccine refers to a combination of vaccinations that helps children under the age of 7 become immune against Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (whooping cough).
What Is The TDaP Vaccine?
Prevention is always better than cure. Why do you have to take risks when you can protect yourself with a proper vaccination (Tdap vaccine)? There are several diseases that need to be administered in advance to protect you from any of these threatening diseases.
All About Chickenpox
Chickenpox is an extremely contagious viral infection that causes painful red spots, itchy rashes and irritating blisters all over the patient’s body. Chickenpox usually infects children more than adults, so much so that before the chickenpox vaccine was introduced in 1990s, cases of children below the age of 12 who had not suffered from chickenpox were rare.
Polio Vaccine
Poliomyelitis is a virus which directly attacks the nervous system of a human body. It causes paralysis (usually both legs) and in very few cases, permanent paralysis occurs. It is transmitted sexually, direct contact with an infected person’s stool, and also through oral/nasal secretion (saliva).
Should Your Baby Get The Hepatitis A Vaccination?
Hepatitis A is an infectious disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). Many cases have few or no symptoms, especially in the young. Hepatitis A virus is found in the stool of a person who has the Hepatitis A virus.
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