Pedi Poll


Q. Should dengue vaccine be a part of the immunization schedule of all tropical countries_?

Poll Results
Yes, it is known to decrease severity of dengue in children above 9 years of age
No, its efficacy in children below 9 years is doubtful
Remarks :
dengivac .. is a newly developed vaccine for dengue. can be given to any age above 9yrs. not so effective before 9yrs of age. introduced in canada. ll be seen in india n other countries shortly
6 years ago
Levon Tilbian
Dengue vaccine is underdevelopment , but if you mean vaccination against Yellow fever and JE , should be given for all persons traveling to endemic geographic areas , and last dose should be given at least 10 days before traveling.
6 years ago

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