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Mass vaccinations for children in quake-hit areas

People's Daily Online)  15:14, May 07, 2013  

(CNS/An Yuan)

Edited and translated by Wang Lili, People's Daily Online.

To avert major public health challenges, particularly major epidemics in quake-hit area, vaccines are administered at resettlement sites starting from May 6 to May 12. Children aged between 18 months and 14 years will be given one dose of inactivated hepatitis A vaccine. Children between the ages of 8 months and 14 years will receive one dose of gills leprosy vaccine. The measures aim to prevent the outbreak or epidemic of hepatitis A, gills leprosy, measles, and rubella.

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(Editor:WangLili、Chen Lidan)


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