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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. 
World Immunisation Week 2019: Here’s all we can do to close the immunisation gap

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