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The City Health Office aims to immunize 121,928 children with MMR vaccine during the catch-up immunization.
This is also in preparation for the Nationwide Oral Polio Vaccine Switch in April 27,2016, he said.De la Cruz said that the week-long catch-up immunization, conducted by the local health units in province, started last February 22 and will end on February 26.
A new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends universal immunization with the tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine at the 11-12 year-age visit, as well as catch-up immunization of older adolescents, to boost individual and herd protection against pertussis.