Rainy season bring the cravings of fried delicacies which is further strengthened by the nice aroma of street food. It becomes hard to completely avoid the outside food sometimes. It is common to catch typhoid in the rainy season. Typhoid is a serious systemic infection caused by enteric pathogen Salmonella typhi. It is spread … Read moreProtect your child from Typhoid this rainy season!!
Dengue also infamous as the break-bone fever, is a mosquito – borne viral disease. High fever, headache, severe ache behind the eyes, muscle and joint pains and rash similar to measles are the most common symptoms of Dengue. This disease is self limiting and no specific drug or treatment is available. Antibiotics don’t work and … Read moreDengue vaccine soon , but not efficient for small kids!!
I am a mother of a lovely daughter who is just going to turn 4 in august. My daughter, Isha has started her regular school this year and I find some time for myself finally. I like to keep myself updated with the latest things on internet in my free time. I came across Vaccinebox … Read moreThank you Vaccinebox !!
As “Indradhanush” or rainbow brightens up the sky with its 7 colors, the campaign (Mission Indradhanush) to immunize children against seven vaccine preventable diseases looks promising in its quest to brighten young India with colors of good health. Union Health Minister JP Nadda launched this mission on 25th December 2013 with an aim to immunize … Read moreFully Immunize every child
Swine flu vaccine is included in Influenza shots recommended to be given yearly, as immunity against Influenza declines in one year. Children below 5 years of age, pregnant women, senior citizens, persons with certain medical conditions (lung or heart disorders; metabolic disorders e.g. Diabetes, kidney ailments, etc.; and immunosuppression) should be essentially given these … Read moreSwine flu vaccine
The increasing number of swine flu cases and fatalities in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Telangana have taken us back to bitter memories of 2009, when the Swine flu virus made its first attack. Swine flu infection got the pandemic status, as it caused large number of deaths across the world. To everybody’s respite, … Read moreSwine flu outbreak in India. Could it be prevented?
Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) has updated its recommended immunization schedule for children of ages 0-18 years, based on current scientific evidences. Excerpts from the changes in the schedule are as follows: Stand alone vaccine for Measles will now be history. Now even 9 month old babies’ immune system can get a kick start to … Read moreUpdates in IAP Immunization schedule
Immune Defense Army Humans are blessed with an immune system which can recognize foreign invaders and fight them like an army in a battle. The army constitutes of various types of White Blood Cells (WBCs), each contributing to the defense mechanism with their own special set of tasks. Antigen Presenting Cells (APC’s), a type of … Read moreVaccines, the trainers of our Immune Defense Army
A box full of information, that can store your precious records, and even tells you what to do, when and why. Here comes Vacccinebox. A new way of managing your immunization. You can read about all the available vaccines and the diseases that are vaccine preventable. Get access to the most recent immunization schedule carefully … Read moreVaccinebox is here!!