Chickenpox Vaccine

What is Chickenpox Vaccine? Chickenpox vaccine, also known as varicella vaccine, is a vaccine that protects against chickenpox. The active ingredient in Chickenpox vaccine is a live but weakened varicella-zoster virus. This specially weakened virus is called the Oka strain. Chickenpox is caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV). Its most common symptom is an itchy rash all over the         Read More …

HPV Vaccine

Genital human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted virus. Most HPV infections don’t cause any symptoms, and go away on their own. But HPV is important mainly because it can cause cervical cancer in women. More than 50% of sexually active men and women are infected with HPV at some time in their lives.

Polio Vaccine

What is Polio vaccine? Polio is caused by a virus that lives in the throat and intestinal tract. It is spread mainly through contact with the faeces of an infected person (for instance, by changing diapers). Some children who get polio don’t feel ill at all. Others have the symptoms of a common cold, sometimes accompanied by pain and stiffness         Read More …

Pediatric Influenza: Symptom and Causes

Pediatric Influenza – Symptoms – Fever, chills, runny nose, headache, Sore muscles, body aches, Diarrhoea and vomiting, Dry cough. Pediatric Influenza – Causes – It is caused by one of the three types of influenza viruses that is Type A, B, C..