Phase 2 of Men C vaccination arrives today
July 9, 2018 5:22 pm
The first batch of the second phase of the meningococcal vaccination will arrive in the country today.
Health Minister Rosy Akbar says that with the arrival of the Men C vaccines, the Ministry will begin its vaccination programme in the Western and Northern divisions.
Akbar says the first phase of the programme was carried out successfully in the Central division and Ra sub-division.
The Minister is urging all Fijians to remain proactive and to look out for any signs and symptoms of the meningococcal disease.
Some of the symptoms that you should be alert for in babies are; high fever, unusual crying, refusing to eat or drink, vomiting, floppy/drowsy, changes in sleeping patterns, seizures or Fits and rash – red/purple spots on the skin.