The Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Health, through the Directorate and Immunization, continues with the National Follow-Up Campaign against measles and rubella 2018, which began on October 1, and will run until 30 November throughout the country. So far, 64,299 children have received the third viral dose, ie 88 percent of the target population, which is 73,108. Corrientes is as well as the second province in the country with the best coverage, in this campaign.
In the capital, mobile vaccination applies to the triple viral from Monday to Friday in Plaza Vera, from 9 to 12 and from 17 to 20, to children from 13 months to 4 years. In addition, the doses are applied to all health centers with vaccination by the province.
The province's immunization director, Angelina Bobadilla, reported: "We have already reached 88% of the population to be vaccinated." He also noted that "children who have not yet been vaccinated have time until the 30th of this month to do so because there are no extensions for vaccination this year. Vaccines are available throughout the province in all vaccinations at health centers."
Bobadilla showed that "we visited the nation's technical team, evaluating each province for country-level statistics within the framework of the campaign. We already cover 88% of the total population. We ask parents who have not yet vaccinated their children to come to our vaccinations. "
Argentina managed to eliminate the endemic circulation of measles and rubella. But these viruses continue to cause disease in other countries.
The permanent mobility of humans generates a risk of reintroduction of these viruses in the country. Vaccination is the most effective strategy to prevent these diseases.