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Health: Nation left Santa Fe without meningococcus vaccines



The ministry of the province presented a complaint to the Ministry of Health and the national government confirmed that it was only in February to replace the replacement.

November 28, 2018

The vaccine meningocare in the Santa Fe province is over. The health minister of the province of Andrea Uboldi confirmed that there were no more doses and, at least, they would not be in February.

"From now on, there is no dosage in February, children can not be vaccinated," the official province reported to Rosarioplus.com and this year, due to distribution problems, they were also applied to infants under 11 years of age.

In the Santa Fe health portfolio, the General Secretariat of Health was warned and the situation was regularized. The letter prepared by a letter and the Minister's response to the National Preventive Forecasting process and the process to complete the strategy for the renewal of the planned stock will be made on February 15, 2019. .

Meningococcus is a bacterium that causes serious illnesses (for example, meningitis (inflammation of the membrane covering the brain) and sepsis (general infection), serious consequences or neurological disorders (hearing loss, neurological disability, amputations …). Children under one year old They are the most vulnerable, adolescents and adults can be carriers of germs, and children and young children spend more risk on the illness.


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