World Immunization Week 2020 is 24 – 30 April. Apart from our annual flu vaccination, there may be other vaccinations we need.

World Immunization Week 2020

What is World Immunization Week 2020?

In World Immunization Week 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) elaborate on:

World Immunization Week

“World Immunization Week – celebrated in the last week of April (24 to 30 April) – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease”.

World Immunization Week 2020 Theme

What is the World Immunization Week 2020 theme?

In World Immunization Week 2020 the WHO explain:

“The theme this year is #VaccinesWork for All and the campaign will focus on how vaccines – and the people who develop, deliver and receive them – are heroes by working to protect the health of everyone, everywhere”.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Vaccine

Currently, is there a COVID-19 (Coronavirus) vaccine?

No. In Working Toward A COVID-19 Vaccine [+ Video Courtesy: Mayo Clinic News Network] dated 01 April 2020, it is noted:

“The push to create a vaccine that prevents people from contracting SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, continues. Dr. Stacey Rizza, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases specialist, says developing a vaccine takes research, money and time.”

Menopause

What vaccines do menopausal women need?

North American Menopause SocietyIn Immunizations for Grown Ups: Your Best Shot – Valuable Vaccinations for Midlife Women the North American Menopause Society elaborate on:

“Your healthcare provider may not routinely check your immunization history or recommend shots, so here’s your chance to get up to speed on which vaccines are recommended for peri- and postmenopausal women:

  • Influenza…
  • Tetanus diphtheria…
  • Pneumonia…
  • Shingles…
  • Human Papillomavirus…
  • Meningitis, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B…
  • Measles/Mumps/Rubella (German Measles)…
  • Varicella (chickenpox)…”.

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Last Updated: 21 April 2020 – Last Revised: 21 April 2020
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