Jakarta, Gatra.com – The vaccinologist who is also a specialist in internal medicine, dr. Dirga Sakti Rambe, M.Sc, Sp.PD, in a dialogue forum themed: Protect Yourself During a Pandemic ‘which was held at the Media Center Committee for Handling COVID-19 and National Economic Recovery (KPCPEN), on Saturday (17/10) then said, even if a pandemic situation, routine immunization must continue. “This should not happen, if the immunization coverage drops then we will face it outbreak [wabah] amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Routine immunization must continue, “said dr. Dirga. According to him, the Ministry of Health has compiled various kinds of health protocols in routine immunization services. For example, arrival arrangements, use of masks, social restrictions, health workers wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), to innovations that have been implemented today. “There are vaccinations drive thru, there is [petugas] who to the house. Our families must get immunized during a pandemic. [kita harus sadar] that immunization is a social responsibility, not a matter of protecting oneself, “he said. He admits that routine immunization is not only done for toddlers and children, but also adults. The government sincerely continues to ensure every citizen is protected. Keeping routine immunization services going is one of them.
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