NIHE works  to ensure enough Moderna vaccine for children

NIHE works to ensure enough Moderna vaccine for children

The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) has controlled the transfer of vaccines between localities and worked with UNICEF to receive the Moderna vaccine as soon as possible, ensuring that children from 6 to under 12 years old receive the full dose of the vaccine.

 

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) and Ambassador of the Netherlands, Kees Van Baar (Photo: SGGP)

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MoH: Vaccines to be fully supplied 2-3 weeks at latest

MoH: Vaccines to be fully supplied 2-3 weeks at latest

Related to the fact that Ho Chi Minh City and some localities are lacking measles and DPT vaccines for children under the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI), the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) under the Ministry of Health (MoH), on the evening of September 14, announced specific information on this issue.
HCMC faces high risk of measles outbreaks overlapping existing diseases

HCMC faces high risk of measles outbreaks overlapping existing diseases

The Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City, on September 14, said that amid the interrupted supply of two vaccines in the expanded program on immunization (EPI), namely the single measles vaccine and the DPT vaccine, there is a high risk of a measles outbreak overlapping existing diseases, including dengue fever and Covid-19.
HCMC runs out of two vaccines in expanded program on immunization

HCMC runs out of two vaccines in expanded program on immunization

The Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City, on September 13, said that it had sent an urgent document to the People's Committee of HCMC and the Ministry of Health about the supply of measles and DPT vaccines (diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus) - two vaccines in the free-of-charge expanded program on immunization for children.
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Schools encourage parents to get their children vaccinated against Covid

Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Education and Training, Duong Tri Dung suggested leaders of educational facilities strictly implement Covid-19 pandemic prevention and control measures in order to ensure safety in schools in the 2022-2023 academic year.