KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE, AND PRACTICE TOWARD CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION AMONG PARENTS DURING PANDEMIC

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RagaSudha A
Vaishnavi A R
Sumitha S K

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To ascertain parents' knowledge, attitudes, and practices around childhood vaccination

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Background: A crucial component of preventative medicine is immunization. It has been shown that childhood vaccines diminish the prevalence of diseases that may be prevented by vaccination, reducing morbidity and mortality. Every year, infectious diseases take the lives of 5 million children and leave another 5 million permanently disabled. Immunization protects children against a variety of harmful illnesses. Immunization is the process through which a person receives a vaccination to help them acquire resistance to or immunity to an infectious illness. Immunization boosts the immune system's ability to defend against certain illnesses

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