Whatever horror stories are not told about vaccinations, they are very necessary for human health. Doctors have called 6 the most important vaccines that we even may not know about.
A vaccine against chickenpox. All healthy children aged 12 months to 18 years of age must pass through the two vaccines against chickenpox. The experts recommend that the first conducted at age 12 to 15 months and the second from 4 to 6 years. Previously, parents had sent their children to play with peers, already ill with chicken pox. It was believed that the earlier a child has been ill he is, the better. However, the chickenpox vaccine is much safer of the disease itself, given the fact that some people have chickenpox can cause serious complications like bacterial infections and pneumonia. This vaccine is relatively safe.
The rotavirus vaccine. This is a very contagious virus that can cause severe diarrhea in babies and young children. Quite often, the rotavirus causes vomiting and fever, and if untreated, it causes severe dehydration and death. Each year, more than 500 thousand children in the world die from diarrhoea, and one third of deaths due to rotavirus. Vaccination is carried out in two or three doses, experts recommend vaccinations at ages 2, 4 and 6 months. Vaccination not carried out only for children who are allergic to the vaccine.
The vaccine against hepatitis A. Usually involves two injections at the age of 6 to 18 months. It is also recommended for adults, especially those in risky countries. This vaccine is also considered relatively safe among the side effects are headaches, fatigue and loss of appetite.
Experts recommend that children aged 11 to 16 years two doses of meningococcal vaccine. Meningococcal disease is a very serious bacterial disease that causes meningitis. In some foreign universities campuses don’t let students who have not passed through this vaccine.
Vaccine against human papillomavirus. In some countries, compulsory girls, teenagers, and sometimes the boys before the entry into puberty. This vaccine protects not so much the virus itself, but from the tumors that he provokes.
The combined Tdap vaccine. Is children, adolescents and adults for protection from tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis. If you have not received this vaccination, then go through the injections as soon as possible. Especially important this vaccine is for people who are in contact with newborns. (READ MORE)