Philippines: Immunization programs against measles, polio, and rubella launched

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Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health of Philippines is encouraging the people to take part in immunization programs to protect their children from vaccine-preventable diseases like rubella, measles and polio.

From October 26 to November 25, 2020, the Department of Health-Centers for Health Development in Bicol is going to start a Measles, Rubella and Oral Poliomyelitis Vaccine Supplemental Immunization Activity.

The government has also been vigilant in preventing diseases that’re highly contagious, and might lead to serious complications.