The Ministry of Health and Population has developed a plan to prevent and deal with infectious diseases among school students, and the health conditions to be met at the level of educational facilities, in conjunction with the beginning of the new academic year 2019/2020, reviews the "home" in the lines of this plan.

– A regular vaccination program is implemented for schoolchildren that includes the first year of the educational stages (nursery – primary – preparatory – secondary) with the meningeal bilateral taste for the prevention of bacterial meningitis.

– Immunization of the second and fourth graders of the primary stage with an activated dose of the taste of duo (D.T), which protects students from diphtheria and tetanus patients, pointing out that it will be vaccinated about 11 million students targeted vaccination for the current academic year.

– Provided preventive care to reduce the spread of a number of diseases among school students, including "meningitis", inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, including cerebrospinal fluid.

– The Ministry pointed out that meningitis is transmitted through spray or the use of tools for the patient, especially in crowded and poor ventilated places.

Preventive measures have been taken against measles and rubella.

– And about the most prevalent viruses, the ministry explained that the flu is the most common virus among school students and is more common among children than adults as a result of fly spray when sneezing or coughing through contaminated hands and tools.

– The causes of food poisoning vary as it occurs as a result of germs, fungi, viruses, parasites and chemicals. Carries an infection with skin, nose or eyes.

– The ministry's plan also included educating schoolchildren about healthy hygiene habits such as washing hands continuously before and after eating and after eliminating the need for water and soap, taking care of the general appearance and personal hygiene. .

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