Health posts have low demand on 'D-Day' vaccination

Health posts have low demand on 'D-Day' vaccination

1,775,984 doses of both vaccines have been applied since August 4, when the campaign began with an extra 'D-Day' vaccination in Sao Paulo

children from 1 to 5 years old should be vaccinatedMarcelo Camargo / Brazil AgencyThe movement in the health centers on the 'D-Day' of polio and measles vaccination in São Paulo, on Saturday morning (18), was low.Helena Sato, Technical Director of the Immunization Division of the São Paulo State Department of Health, attributed the weak movement in the morning to the cold and also the fact that, on this day of the week, the parents have other tasks."We cannot let our guard down. We are talking about two highly infectious diseases and the only way to preserve our children is by vaccinating properly," explains Helena.The health posts of the state of SP, fixed and steering wheel, were open until 5 pm, for the second D-day vaccination against measles and childhood paralysis (polio).All children under the age of one and under 5 should receive their doses regardless of their vaccination status.The campaign in health posts continues until August 31.Ângela Ferreira Rebouças Go...


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