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Ha Noi to provide 6,000 Pentaxim vaccine doses

Update: February, 02/2016 - 17:50
Online registration for five-in-one Pentaxim vaccine will open tomorrow. — Photo

HA NOI (VNS) — As many as 6,104 doses of the five-in-one Pentaxim vaccine will be distributed in Ha Noi for the second phase of the serviced vaccination programme, beginning this Thursday.

According to the Ha Noi Centre for Preventive Medicine, registration for the vaccine will only be accepted online at the centre's website at from 9am tomorrow.

The vaccination period is scheduled from February 4 to March 3 this year, except for Saturdays and Sundays. The vaccination booth will only be open in the morning during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which falls between February 8 and 14.

Children born between March 1, 2014, and December 3, 2015, are eligible for the vaccine.

Pentaxim is a five-in-one combination vaccine, used to immunise patients against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio, as well as Haemophilus influenzae Type B. — VNS

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