CPS surveillance system continues to monitor for diphtheria. Free Vaccination Outreach this Saturday for 0-17-year olds. | SMN News

PHILIPSBURG:— The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in a recent epidemiological alert to public health agencies in the Americas, gave an update with respect to diphtheria in the Americas.

PAHO reiterates to Member States the recommendation to continue their efforts to ensure vaccination coverage of over 95 percent with the primary series of three doses and three booster doses. This vaccination series will provide protection throughout adolescence and adulthood (up to 39 years and possibly beyond).

In order for the country to maintain a high vaccination coverage, the Collective Prevention Services (CPS) is inviting parents and

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