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According to Dr. Dyah Novita Anggraini, you can postpone immunisation diphtheria in children when children experience fever over 37.5 degrees Celsius or have a history of seizures after immunization. If immunization is delayed or incomplete, immediately fill in the nearest health facilities.
Diphtheria vaccine complete list based on the official website of IDAI i.e. less than one year of age should get three times the diphtheria vaccine (DPT). Children ages 1-5 years should get inoculated repeats twice.
School age children should get a diphtheria immunization through Immunization of school children Month program (biased) elementary school students (elementary school) class 1, class 2, and class 3 or class 5. After that, the immunization of Deuteronomy is done every 10 years, including adults.
When a POPs fever, swelling, and pain in the area of the former injections, it is a normal reaction and 1-2 will be gone in days. When children experience fever or swelling around the site of the former, you can give it a shot febrifuge.
Based on the writings published on the official website of the Ministry of health of the Republic of Indonesia, the Government is still trying to resolve the OUTBREAK disease diphtheria vaccine diphtheria with guaranteed for outbreak response immunization (ORI).
The paper published the beginning of 2018 it is mentioned that ORI is standard procedure to handle the OUTBREAK of a disease (in this case diphtheria) which can be prevented by immunization. The targets of the ORI was old children ages 1-19 years.
Remember, diphtheria is a disease that is very contagious and can be dangerous to anyone, including children. So, now is the perfect time for you to bring the little one to the nearest health facilities to get diphtheria vaccine.