Govt to vaccinate children against typhoid in nationwide campaign

Published On: March 28, 2022 02:40 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, March 28: The Ministry of Health and Population is to administer the vaccine against typhoid, targeting children from 15 months to 15 years of age. 

According to the ministry’s Joint-spokesperson Dr Samir Kumar Adhikari, the nationwide vaccination campaign will kick off on April 8 and will conclude on May 1.

Parents/guardians have been requested to visit the nearby vaccination center and ensure each eligible child is vaccinated against typhoid. According to Dr Adhikari, after the campaign, typhoid vaccine will be incorporated in the government's routine vaccination programs for children.

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