The second stage of the Oral Polio Vaccination Campaign begins this Monday

Florida, May 16.- The second stage of the Oral Polio Vaccination Campaign in the municipality of Florida will run from Monday, May 16 to Saturday, May 21, to immunize children aged between one month old and two years old, 11 months and 29 days.

Infants who are already nine years old will also be protected with this immunogen that will be applied in the Family Doctor and Nurse’s Offices, and according to the specialists it should not be administered to those who present symptoms of high fever, vomiting or diarrhea, nor to those who did not receive the first dose.

Dr. Naida Prendes Caballero, a vaccination specialist from the Municipal Center for Hygiene and Epidemiology, also explained that to receive the medication, infants must remain 30 minutes before, and the same time after, without having water or any food.

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