DID YOU KNOW , Why People Adult Mandatory Vaccines ?

Vaccination is not only needed by infants and children . Adults over 18 years old should also get the vaccine to avoid the transmission of various types of diseases . Adult Immunization Task Force Chairman Medicine Specialist Association of Indonesia ( PAPDI ) Prof. Dr. Dr. Samsuridjal Djauzi , SpPD , K - AI stated , there are several reasons why adults are now also require the vaccine as one of disease prevention . There are at least four factors that cause adults need to get the vaccine , the durability factor , factors making pressure (stresses ) , nutrition , and lifestyle .


DID YOU KNOW , Why People Adult Mandatory Vaccines ?

" Moreover, the current environmental conditions potentially negatively on the immune system , " said at a media briefing Samsuridjal " Adult Immunizations " on Wednesday .Lifestyle factors of unhealthy , unbalanced nutrition , and stress , according to Samsuridjal , can cause direct effects on the immune system . Bad habits such as smoking and lack of exercise will slowly lower the body's immunity , so does the diet is not balanced . " Excess or malnutrition same . People who suffer from diabetes , heart disease, or other chronic diseases more likely to contract pneumonia or influenza , let alone which is not vaccinated , " says Samsuridjal .Stress factors , according to Samsuridjal , also became important in triggering the disease . Pressure from a variety of environments will cause psychological burden . Stress is not managed properly will have an effect on physical health , such as excess or lack of food , could not rest , and reluctant to move . As a result , decreased immune system and the patient ultimately unable to perform daily activities .As people age , said Samsuridjal , resistance to diseases tends to decline . Currently approximately 10 percent of Indonesian elderly . This age shall be immunized , if you want to have a better quality of life . " The older , the immune decline. Thus , understanding the public has had to be straightened out , " said Samsuridjal .The importance of immunization in adults also expressed PAPDI Adult Immunization Task Force member , Iris Rengganis , SpPD . According to him , the vaccine will provide protection for up to 80 percent on each individual .The vaccine also provides protection when the community is achieved herd immunity conditions . Iris explained , herd immunity is when 80 percent of the members of the population has been vaccinated . This condition avoids most members of a population of 20 percent of disease transmission other members . With a defense that has been acquired through vaccination , the disease can be prevented in a population spread more widely .

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