To keep girls, boys and adolescents up to date on immunizations, the Ministry of Health has installed vaccination modules at Plaza 1 and various shopping malls in the city. Starting in October, start getting the flu vaccine.
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One of the vaccination modules is installed in the city center on Libertad and Tercera streets, where health workers provide at least 6 vaccines to the population.
The existing hexavalent vaccines are mainly targeted at children aged 2, 4, 6 and 18 months. This biological vaccine protects against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenzae type B, and polio.
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Rotavirus vaccine is also available for ages 2, 4 and 7 months. Pneumococcal is indicated for children 2, 4 and 12 months and 4 years old and the elderly. In addition to the MMR vaccine, vaccines against measles, rubella and mumps are also available for children aged 1 to 6 to 9 years old.
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For 14-year-old girls, receive human papillomavirus vaccine; for pregnant women at 20 weeks of pregnancy, receive TDPA.
The modules are installed in the first box with a schedule from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, as well as at the entrance to self-service stores and supermarkets.
People are invited to take advantage of available vaccines and are reminded that flu vaccinations will begin in October.