World Immunisation Week 2019: Here’s all we can do to close the immunisation gap
Updated : April 25, 2019 02:52 PM IST
While the world moves towards achieving absolute immunization, diseases like measles, meningitis A, mumps, polio, hepatitis B, and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) still require complete vaccines and dosages at regular intervals.
There are certain loopholes and gaps that are mentioned by WHO in achieving complete immunisation.
There has been a growth in the use of new vaccines, according to WHO’s estimate. Moreover, if the immunisation progress stays consistent, it will avoid around 1.5 million deaths in the coming years.