Do it now! Roman urges public to get vaccinated
Bataan Rep. Geraldine Roman appealed to the public to get their family members vaccinated, as the Department of Health recently declared a measles outbreak in the National Capital Region.
According to DOH, the number of measles cases at the National Capital Region from 1 to 19 January 2019 has reached 196 cases, as compared to 20 cases reported in the said region at the same time period in 2018.
For the whole year of 2018, NCR registered 3,646 measles cases, as to against 351 cases in 2017.
“Have you, your kids and other family members been vaccinated against measles? Measles is a highly contagious disease. Take the necessary precaution. Have that vaccine now!” said Roman.
Better be safe than sorry!
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