In the previous two weeks, about 1 lakh children were vaccinated against diphtheria in the Malappuram district in Kerala. The vaccinated kids were either not immunized or only partially immunized before. According to the data from the authorities that was published on Monday, the number of children below sixteen years who were vaccinated as on […]

On Saturday, an unvaccinated 15 year old boy died in kerala’s Malappuram district due to diphtheria. Malappuram has attracted attention in recent times for its Muslim community with a strong reluctance to adopt immunization. According to Medical officer Dr.Ummer Farook, this year, two clinically confirmed cases of diphtheria have been recorded. The boy who died […]