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Participants of World Youth Day should update vaccines

Government of Paraiba is performing an awareness campaign for the people of the state who go to Rio

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Government of Paraiba this encouraging all people of the state that will participate in the World Youth Day (WYD), between the 22th and 28th of this month in Rio de Janeiro, to seek the Basic Health Unit (BHU) closer to update the vaccination card with the MMR vaccine (Measles, Mumps and Rubella), Hepatitis B, Tetanus Double (dT) and Influenza. The guidance of the Secretary of State for Health (SES) is also valid for those who will receive, at his residence, any foreign visitor who will attend the event.

The coordinator of the Immunization SES Isiane Queiroga emphasizes that vaccines to be applied comply with the calendar used by the National Immunization Program. In addition to routine vaccinations, the Health Department also guides the influenza vaccination, due to the high transmissibility that the virus presents.

According to the coordinator, vaccination against Yellow Fever is not indicated because there is no virus circulation in the State of Rio de Janeiro. For this vaccine, the Ministry of Health of Brazil offers a relação de todos os municípios considered endemic area, highlighted Isiane.

Municipalities can answer questions about it by calling the Center for Immunization SES: (083) 3218-7458.

   Palavras-chave:   World Youth Day    Update vaccinations    Vaccines    Routine vaccines    MMR    Hepatitis B    Double Tetanus    Influenza    Isiane Queiroga   
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