D-day of multivaccination campaign takes place this Saturday in Rio


In addition to polio, 13 other vaccines will be offered to children. Teens and adults can also get vaccinated

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This Saturday (17th), the D-Day of the National Vaccination Campaign against polio and mutivaccination will take place.

In the state of Rio, all vaccines present in the calendars of children and adolescents, such as BCG, hepatitis B and viral triptych, will be offered.

The campaign, which runs until the 30th, aims to immunize families in Rio who have not yet been vaccinated. In Rio, adherence is still very low. Priority will be to vaccinate children against childhood paralysis, measles and meningitis.

In all, 327 posts, between family clinics and municipal health centers, will be open, from 8 am to 5 pm.

See below the vaccines that will be offered:

DPT (triple bacterial)
Yellow fever
Hepatite B
Meningo C
Penta (diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B and polio)
Pneumo 10
Polio inactivated
Oral polio
Viral tetra (measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox)
Viral triple (measles, mumps and rubella)

For teenagers, there is the reinforcement of immunizations made in childhood or new schemes, with the application of vaccines:

Diphtheria and adult tetanus
Yellow fever
Hepatite B
HPV quadrivalente
Meningococcal ACWY
Triple viral

For adults, they are being offered:

Double adult
Yellow fever
Hepatite B
Triple viral


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