As a parent, you always try to keep your children safe and wish to give them the best, whether it maybe a baby diaper or your car seats or the other ways of keeping your child safe. But are you aware that one of the best ways to keep your child safe is by following their vaccination schedule correctly and making sure they have all the required vaccines?
Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) is a serious bacterial disease which usually strikes children under 5 years of age. It may also be caused in adults with some medical conditions. Hib is a contagious disease and a child may be infected by it if he is around children or adults carrying the bacteria. If the germs remain restricted to the child’s nose and throat, he will get sick but Hib causes serious health problems if they spread in the lungs and the bloodstream.
For long, Poliomyelitis, commonly known as Polio, has wreaked havoc affecting children and young adults worldwide. The polio virus that triggers the highly contagious infection usually thrive within the throat and the intestine of the infected person. The faeces of a polio-infected person can act as a potential threat that can spread the infection from one person to another.