Reaction of schoolchildren in Batken to vaccination is similar to the psycho-emotional one. The head of the Public Health Department, Aigul Akmatova, told at a press conference.
According to her, this is the first case in Kyrgyzstan when such a number of children experienced adverse reaction. A special commission has been formed to investigate the cause and effect relationship.
«Its shelf life is until January 2021. As part of a routine immunization, more than 85,000 people have been vaccinated, and there were no adverse reactions. We believe that children had a fear of needles,» she explained.
In total, according to physicians, 73 children were vaccinated at school, 7 people were hospitalized, two of them got into intensive care unit. As of today, all children, except for one girl, were discharged from the hospital.