BOOKNMEET VACCINATION REMINDER
Immunization against preventable diseases is the first act of prevention.
POINTS TO REMEMBER
- India was given polio-free certification by WHO(99% decline in the overall polio cases since 1988. In 2012)
- Smallpox was completely eradicated through vaccines, by the year 1980
- Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis prevented with DTaP vaccine.
- Measles, mumps & rubella prevented with MMR vaccine
- Vaccines have helped reduce 78% of deaths caused by measles