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Sergipe is preparing to vaccinate children against 165 000 polio

Three thousand health professionals and related fields will be involved in the campaign, 800 immunization posts

 
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In the first stage of mobilization of the National Vaccination Campaign against Poliomyelitis, 2011, which happens this Saturday (18), should be vaccinated 164,852 children in Sergipe. At each step, the goal is to immunize 95% of the audience that, in the state, is 173,528 children aged zero to cincoanos.

Three thousand health professionals and related areas will be directly involved in the campaign, the vaccination of 800 points distributed throughout the state. We will also use about 250 vehicles, said the state coordinator of the Program on Immunization, Sandalwood Teles. According to the manager, were distributed 273,880 doses of vaccine in all municipalities in Sergipe that on Monday, 13, have already begun the immunization in rural areas.

Over the past three years (2008-2010), Sergipe surpassed the goal set by the Ministry of Health, registering in the early stages of coverage rates, respectively, 98.95%, 96.09% and 95.09%. In 2011, the polio National Immunization Days completes 32 years in Brazil, 22 of which no record of the disease in the country.

Measles

In Sergipe, immunization against measles only occur in the second round of National Immunization Paralysis, whose day of mobilization (D Day) takes place on August 13. In eight Brazilian states (São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Sul, Bahia, Ceará, Pernambuco and Alagoas), the Ministry of Health will conduct the first phase of the campaign against measles follow-up aimed at children between one and seven years age, even if they have been vaccinated before, this Saturday (18) along with the campaign against paralysis

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