EasySix (ईज़ीसिक्स) , एक शॉट में 6 असाध्य रोगों से एक साथ प्रतिरक्षा देने के लिए एक नया कुशल टीका है

EasySix (ईज़ीसिक्स) का लॉन्च वैक्सीन उद्योग में एक बड़ा कदम है। इससे पहले, बाजार में उपलब्ध एक ही टीका (हेक्सैक्सिम) था, जिससे एक ही शॉट में 6 रोगों से लड़ने के लिए क्षमता मिलती है।  लेकिन यह टीका बहुत महंगा है । ईजीसिक्स एक असरदार सस्ता विकल्प है और इसके बाद डीटीपीपी के संयोजन वैक्सीन … Read moreEasySix (ईज़ीसिक्स) , एक शॉट में 6 असाध्य रोगों से एक साथ प्रतिरक्षा देने के लिए एक नया कुशल टीका है

Vaccination reminder service is saving lives!! Learn how

A recent study by U-M’s School of Public Health revealed a shocking fact that only 18%of children are completely vaccinated with the recommended three doses of DPT vaccine and only about a third receive the first dose of measles by 10 months under the Universal Immunization program by the government. What stops people from getting their … Read moreVaccination reminder service is saving lives!! Learn how

EasySix, a new efficient vaccine to take care of 6 Preventable diseases in one shot is launched now

Launch of EasySix is a big one in vaccine industry. Earlier, there was only one vaccine (Hexaxim), available in the market, known to prevent 6 diseases in one shot but it burnt hole in the pocket and not affordable by masses. Now, we have cheaper EasySix and there is absolutely no need to administer DTwP … Read moreEasySix, a new efficient vaccine to take care of 6 Preventable diseases in one shot is launched now

Hexaxim is a 6 in 1 painless vaccine, but very costly. Should you opt it over regular DTP vaccines?

My son’s doctor suggested to give Hexaxim, which is painless, instead of previous 6 week dose of Quinvaxem and IPV  vaccine when I went for 10 week due vaccination? But the cost was too much. Can I get the same vaccine for my baby which was given earlier? Or should I opt for painless this … Read moreHexaxim is a 6 in 1 painless vaccine, but very costly. Should you opt it over regular DTP vaccines?

Measles Rubella vaccination drive across India!! Should you vaccinate or not vaccinate your child?

The measles-rubella (MR) vaccination drive was launched on Feb 6 and it will go on till Feb 28 throughout India. It will target more than 35 million children between the ages of 9 months to 15 years. According to WHO, India has taken a major big step towards reducing childhood mortality and birth defects through … Read moreMeasles Rubella vaccination drive across India!! Should you vaccinate or not vaccinate your child?

Flu season is round the corner. New vaccine stock is available in India

What is new in 2016-17 Influenza virus vaccines? Composition of flu vaccine is different than last year. Only one strain is same and the other two are different. Vaccine strains are updated to match the circulating viruses each year. The WHO recommendation on vaccine composition is based on the year-round work of the WHO Global … Read moreFlu season is round the corner. New vaccine stock is available in India

Good news!! Chikungunya virus won’t make you sick again

If you have suffered from Chikungunya once, you are immune for lifetime, to be suffered from it again. As per the microbiology department of AIMS, Chikungunya disease is caused by one serotype and the chances of repeated infection caused by the same serotype is minimum. Whereas; Dengue is caused by 4 closely related serotypes of … Read moreGood news!! Chikungunya virus won’t make you sick again

Mandatory MMR vaccination stuck in bureaucracy?

Rubella or german measles can cause Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS) in infants born to infected mothers. This means, they can suffer from mental handicap, visual impairment, deafness and heart abnormalities, if infected with Rubella virus in the womb. Vaccination is the only way to prevent Rubella virus from infecting pregnant mothers and their unborn child. … Read moreMandatory MMR vaccination stuck in bureaucracy?

Polio injection now mandatory in India!! Drops not enough.

Pulse Polio campaign using Oral Polio Virus (OPV) drops won all the accolades in getting India, a Polio free status in march 2014 by World Health Organisation (WHO). Now, India has all geared up to march in race against Polio in “endgame plan” as suggested by WHO. One dose of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) has … Read morePolio injection now mandatory in India!! Drops not enough.