Lagos to Commence Vaccination Against Rotavirus

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Lagos State Primary Health Care Board has revealed plans to vaccinate at least 50,000 children against the rotavirus disease.

Director, Health Education and Health Promotion Services, Clara Owojuyigbe, who was represented by an Assistant Director of the board, Oluwatoyin Finnih, made this known at a forum held in Alausa, Ikeja.

Owojuyigbe noted that the Board, with support of development partners, will conduct a statewide immunization campaign from Friday, 25th to Wednesday, 30th November, 2022.

The Director added that the vaccine would be given orally to all infants at the age of six weeks, 10 weeks and 14 weeks old.

Written by: Helen Obih

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