Over 5 million persons to be vaccinated in Burundi

Bujumbura- Burundi (PANA) -- Burundi health authorities say they will vaccinate 5 .
5 million women and children during the one-week national vaccination campaign, official sources told PANA here Tuesday.
They say during this period, 880,000 women, including those pregnant, will be vaccinated against tetanus.
The vaccination would be integrated with the administration of vitamin A for chi ldren from six to 59 weeks old and with de-worming medicine for children between one year and 14 years.
The sources did not, however, say when the vaccination exercise would begin.

19 december 2007 19:01:00




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