Having insurance policy for health and life is no doubt very good step, but vaccinating against life threatening diseases like hepatitis B, Swine flu, is more important. Because such diseases may not utilize the benefit of policy due to their fatal nature.
INDIA has the LEAST rate but the HIGHEST NEED of VACCINATION: In US an average rate of vaccination per child is 36 and in India it is not more than 10. Where as India has the highest rate of fatal diseases like Hepatitis B, and the best prevention against such diseases is vaccination……source
INDIA ranks 2nd IN HEPATITIS B: India has over 40 million Hepatitis B infected patients, second only to China, and most people with chronic Hepatitis B or C are unaware of their infection, putting them at serious risk of developing cirrhosis or liver cancer which are life threatening……THE ECONOMIC TIMES ……more
VACCINATION is best for HEP B: A vaccine against hepatitis B has been available since 1982. The vaccine is 95% effective in preventing infection and the development of chronic disease and liver cancer due to hepatitis B……a report by WHO……more
SWINE FLU IN 2009:The swine flu pandemic could kill millions and cause anarchy in the world’s poorest nations unless £900m can be raised from rich countries to pay for vaccines and antiviral medicines, says a UN report leaked to the Observer…….THE GUARDIAN……more
The sudden rise of swine flu may trigger a pandemic that could wipe out 120 million people, an expert has warned. More than 80 people are now thought to have died as the first scare hit Britain. The death toll of the H1N1 virus could reach 50 million â€“ as high as the Spanish Flu of 1918, according to John McCauley, of the National Institute For Medical Research….METRO NEWS…….more
SWINE FLU IN 2015: Swine flu deaths continued unabated as 51 more people died of the virus raising the toll to 1370 while the number of affected crossed the 25,000…..NDTV…..more
VACCINATION is best for SWINE FLU: The flu vaccine has been designed to protect against three or four influenza viruses and some of these viruses may circulate later in the season, the WHO said in a report…. Annual vaccination is the most effective solution for combating seasonal influenza infections such as swine flu….WHO said to INDIAN EXPRESS……more