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World Meningitis Day 2021: Meningococcal Meningitis vaccines

Apr 23, 2021, 4:00 pm - 5:03 pm

Meningococcal Meningitis is a serious disease. Vaccines can help prevent meningococcal disease in your child. Learn all about Meningococcal Meningitis vaccines and how you can protect your child against this in this live session with Dr. Nishchal Bhatt.

M.D.Pediatrics, P.G.D.- Adolescent Pediatrics. Chairperson , Adolescent Health Academy, Ahmedabad.(AHAA)

DISCLAIMER : Issued in Public interest by Sanofi Pasteur.

Dr.Nishchal Bhatt, Pediatrics

M.D.Pediatrics, P.G.D.- Adolescent Pediatrics. Chairperson , Adolescent Health Academy, Ahmedabad.(AHAA)

| Apr 21, 2021

Hello Doctor !wish u d same .Just want to undersrand when should this vaccine be given.. I have vaccination card .is it included in it .

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| Apr 21, 2021

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| Apr 22, 2021

namaste doctor . iske symptoms kya hai ?

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| Apr 22, 2021

Hello Dr. My son is 2 year old and he is refusing to eat rice

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| Apr 22, 2021

Hello Doctor! Please tell me about Meningococcal meningitis Vaccine & what is the best schedule for my child? My baby is 2 months old, Is this the right time for him to be getting this vaccine administered ?

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| Apr 22, 2021

Doctor please guide is it mandatory to get this shot of Meningococcal meningitis vaccines? If yes, what illness it can lead to if this vaccine is not given to baby?

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| Apr 22, 2021

Hello Doctor! My name is Himani Bhati. I want to know ,Why so many vaccines are given during the first 2 years of a child’s life? Aren't these many vaccines too painful for the baby to bear with?

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| Apr 22, 2021

I have missed the Meningococcal meningitis vaccine at 9 months due to the COVID -19 pandemic, can it be given at 10 months or even later ?

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| Apr 23, 2021

Doctor on which body part this injection is given? What can be done to allay the pain and fever after this shot? My daughter is 4 months old . Her previous track record of getting shots is not good. She remains restless for almost next 3-4 days and takes time to settle down. Kindly suggest some handy tips so we can take precautions beforehand only to soothe her. Thank you Doctor!

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| Apr 23, 2021

Is there a painless vaccine of Meningococcal Meningitis? My baby is 7 months old . Is this the right time to get him immunised for this illness? He always gets fever after being vaccinated. What is the likelihood of getting fever after this vaccination too?

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hello Sir! My child was born on 15th February, 2021. I wanted information regarding which vaccines are the compulsory vaccines & which are the additional vaccines and can be skipped or administered later on to avoid unnecessary visits to the hospital?

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| Apr 23, 2021

Good Afternoon Doctor! My son is one year and 5 months old. Is there a booster dose for Meningococcal meningitis ? If yes,when should I repeat the dose for my child after giving 2 doses at 9 & 12 months?

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| Apr 23, 2021

How many doses can be given to babies and at what age? I have heard it can be given at the age of 9-10 years as well. If yes, are there any advantages of giving it at an early age?

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| Apr 23, 2021

Is Meningococcal meningitis vaccine required for taking admission in the premier institutes of India as well as abroad ? My daughter is 17 years and she wants to go to Canada for higher studies .Is it manadatory for her to get shots of Meningococcal Meningitis vaccine? If yes, how many shots are required for her?

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| Apr 23, 2021

Please suggest what are the symptoms of this Meningococcal Meningitis if someone has already contracted it? I am keen to know this. My child is 7 years old. Can he be given this vaccine?

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| Apr 23, 2021

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hi! Welcome to Parentune LIVE. We are doing today's Parentune LIVE on Meningococcal Meningitis vaccines. Please ask your questions and we will take them up.

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| Apr 23, 2021

Please ask your questions and we will take them up.

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hello Doctor!

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hello Doctor, when is the first vaccine needs to be given to newly born baby.

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hi Nina! Expert is answering your question, stay tuned in.

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hello Doctor!

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| Apr 23, 2021

Welcome Avinash, We have shared your question with our expert, stay tuned in.

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hi Aman, Expert is answering your question now, stay tuned in.

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hi Sunil, Welcome to Parentune LIVE! please ask your question.

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hi Himani, Welcome to Parentune LIVE, Expert is answering your question now, stay tuned in.

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| Apr 23, 2021

What is appropriate age to administer this vaccine

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| Apr 23, 2021

When to give this vaccine, my baby is 2. 3yr old, and can be given with flu vaccine.

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hello Doctor!

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hi P. Gosami! Welcome to Parentune LIVE, we have shared your question with our expert, stay tuned in.

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| Apr 23, 2021

Sir, if the child has never been vaccinated against the vaccine and has to leave for studies abroad ( 17 years old). How should the vaccine be administered at this stage?

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hi Amaralda, Expert is answering your question, stay tuned in.

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| Apr 23, 2021

Ho, my son is 13. Shall I take meningitis dose now or I should wait for one more year

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hello Doctor!

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hello.. What are painless vaccines.. the charges are high.. do they really cause no pain ?

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| Apr 23, 2021

is there any immune strengthening vaccines to kids for covid 19

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| Apr 23, 2021

Is this disease contagious ? If yes, how does it spread? If a family member has Meningitis , what are the chances other family members will get it too?

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| Apr 23, 2021

Welcome! Aadi, Ramjee & Varsha to this Parentune LIVE.

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hello Doctor!

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| Apr 23, 2021

My Son is 1year 10 months.. When should we go for this vaccination. My other Son is 6 years.. Can we go with this vaccination.

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hi Chandrashekar! Welcome to Parentune LIVE, we have shared your question with our expert, stay tuned in.

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hi Sanya! Welcome to Parentune LIVE, we have shared your question with our expert, stay tuned in.

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| Apr 23, 2021

Is this illness treatable? If yes, how long it does it take to get alright in a baby? What are the chances of survival after contracting it? I have been listening to your session. Some really Great inputs from you Doctor. Thank you so much for this informative session.

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| Apr 23, 2021

Dear Doctor, I've two daughters aged 11 and 8 respectively. Both of them were not vaccinated in younger age. What is the right age to vaccinate ? whether I can wait till 14 or vaccinate immediately at this age itself.

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hi Doctor, my kids are one and half year old. As per the advise of doctors my Kids are vaccinated with MMR vaccine in 9th and 15th Month. Is MMR and Meningococcal Meningitis same vaccine or do we need to take it separately. If yes, when should we take that

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hi Reshma! Welcome to Parentune LIVE, we have shared your question with our expert, stay tuned in.

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| Apr 23, 2021

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| Apr 23, 2021

Hi Sethuraman, Expert is answering your questions, stay tuned in.

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