TRIBUNNEWS.COM, KEDIRI – The Kediri city government, through Kidiri City Health Office (Dinkes), explained that a new immunization was introduced in Kediri diphtheria ORI and not rubella. Because immunization was carried out in 2017.
"Immunization of the diphtheria ORI is one of the major programs of the central government in the prevention of diphtheria, because this disease is very contagious and dangerous and can cause death," explained Drs Apip Permana, head of the public relations department and protocol of the city government Kediri on Thursday (11.08 .2018).
While they were associated with the problems that children from Wildan (12) had, immunization participants who suffered paralysis after immunization, head of the Kediri Health Care Office, dr. Fauzan Adima, said that RSUD originally claimed that Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) was involved.
This diagnosis was also confirmed by Saiful Anwar Hospital (RSSA) from Malang, which is positive for GBS or a disease that attacks the peripheral nervous system.
This GBS disease does not cause immunization, but this paralysis is a coincidence that occurs or coincides with immunization.
After this incident, Mayor Kediri Abdullah Abu Bakar ordered the head of the Kediri health office to immediately coordinate with the provincial health office for eastern Java.
The results of the coordination resulted in the patient's health expenditure being borne entirely by the government.
Including the cost of supply during the RSSA in Malang, the government also carries.
While the Kediri city government will help the patient's family with a cost-of-living program, which is the Kediri city government's program to help the lives of the sick families while accompanying the patient during a treatment period of 125,000 Rp daily.