Hanoi’s students to be fully vaccinated in coming school year

In the next school year, any student in Hanoi who has not had their vaccinations must be immunised to prevent diseases.  That was the warning from Nguyen Nhat Cam, Director of the Hanoi Disease Control Centre.

The “5-in-1” vaccine that can help fight against five common, potentially fatal diseases affecting infants – diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B and Haemophilus influenza type B has been used less than other types of vaccine, therefore, not only measles but also the other infections are about to rise, Cam added.

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