Alexander Baranov: flu vaccine is harmless, and parents who do not vaccinate children should be punished
Chief pediatrician Health Minister, Director of the Research Center of Childrens Health Academician Alexander Baranov assured: the children who were vaccinated against the flu, can not die from complications associated with the virus. Meanwhile, a recent study of Finnish researchers have shown that the vaccine itself is a threat to children, causing a risk of narcolepsy.
Meanwhile, the Rams sure: this vaccine along with quarantine measures yield positive results in the fight against influenza. Immunization schedule for Russian children rather saturated. This includes vaccinations against infections plus ten new vaccine, which was introduced this year, Haemophilus influenzae, said RIA "Novosti". This time the vaccination coverage to 96% of Russians, indicating reverent respect to the health and well being of children, says Rams.
But this is not enough. In Europe, for example, in the national calendar includes 15-16 shots, says the chief pediatrician of the MOH. At home, it should be added vaccinated against pneumococcal disease (protects meningitis, pneumonia and other respiratory diseases), rotavirus, human papillomavirus infection, varicella.
Alexander Baranov, as the head of Rospotrebnadzor Gennady Onishchenko and commissioner of the Presidential Childrens Rights Pavel Astakhov, in favor of the introduction of punitive mechanisms in relation to parents who refuse to vaccinate children.