Diphtheria is a disease that many may not be familiar with. However, it still remains quite common in certain countries. Malaysia has seen a rapid decline in diphtheria cases since the introduction of the vaccine in the National Immunisation Programme in the 1980s. But that doesn’t mean that we can rest easy, we should be proactive and immunise against diphtheria to protect our children.
Amber Chia, renowned Malaysian model, talks about the importance of immunising against diphtheria and how it can affect families if we are not proactive.