TRIBUNNEWS.COM, KEDIRI – The municipal government of Kedir through the Kediri municipal health office (Dinkes) explained that the recent immunization in the city of Kediri was Difteria ORI not Rubella. Since rubella immunization has been completed in 2017.
"Diphtheria-ORI immunization is one of the government's major anti-diphtheria prevention programs. Because this disease is highly contagious and dangerous and can cause death," explained Dr. Apip Permana, PR's president and the Kediri City Government's protocol, Thursday, 11/11, 08/2018.
While they related to the problems that Wildan children (12) experienced, immunization participants who experienced paralysis after immunization, the head of the Kediri City Health Office, Fauzan Adima, originally claimed by RSUD Dr. Iskak Tulungagung to the Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) was affected.
This diagnosis has also been confirmed by Saunders Anwar Hospital (RSSA) in Malang City, which is positive for GBS or a disease that attacks the peripheral nervous system.
This GBS disease is not caused by immunization, but this paralysis is a random occurrence or random after immunization.
Following this incident, Kediri Mayor Abdullah Abu Bakar ordered the Chief of Kediri City Health Office immediately to coordinate with the East Java Provincial Health Office.
The results of the coordination resulted in the patient's healthcare expenses being borne entirely by the government.
Including the cost of care under RSS in Malang City is also carried by the government.
While Kediris municipal council will help the patient's family through the live diet program, which is a program for the Kediri municipal government to help with the cost of living for the patient's family while accompanying the patient for a treatment period of Rp 125,000 per day.