Dr Adwoa Bentsi-Enchill, a World Health Organization (WHO)’s medical officer in charge of monitoring vaccinations worked with the Ho Chi Minh City Health Department on vaccination accident on May 25.
People should take their children to health units for vaccine injection
After the discovery of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria in the systems of sick children, she advised the managements of the department to focus their investigation in this direction; but they have to ensure the continuation of other probes into any signs of an epidemic and vaccine quality.
In addition, health officials who treated child patients at the Pediatrics Hospital I with the bacteria on must be in close watch in order not to transmit the disease to other children.
Dr. Adwoa Bentsi-Enchill also expressed her worry about the 50% fall in the number of people coming for vaccination. This is very dangerous because epidemic can outbreak in the coming time.
She said that three organizations are in charge of vaccine circulation; they are the country where vaccine is produced; the country who use it and WHO, an organization to recommend using vaccine.
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