Immunization in the context of COVID-19 pandemic

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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UNICEF/A. Kapetanovic


Immunizations are an essential health service that protect susceptible individuals from vaccinepreventable diseases (VPD).2 By providing timely immunizations, individuals and communities remain protected and the likelihood of a VPD outbreak decreases. Preventing a VPD outbreak not only saves lives but requires fewer resources than responding to the outbreak and helps reduce burden on a health system already strained by the COVID-19 pandemic. While committing to sustaining immunization systems, countries should use approaches that respect the principle of do-no-harm and limit transmission of COVID-19 while providing immunization activities.



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