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Childhood Immunisation

When to immunize

Diseases protected against

 

Vaccine given

2 months old

Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

 

Pneumococcal disease

 

Rotavirus

DTaP/IPV/Hib

 

 

PCV

 

Rotarix

3 months old

Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and (Hib)

 

Meningococcal Group C disease (MenC)

 

 

Rotavirus

DTaP/IPV/Hib

 

 

MenC

 

 

Rotarix

4 months old

Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Hib

 

 

Pneumococcal disease

DTaP/IPV/Hib

 

 

 

PCV

Between 12 and 13 months – within a month of the first birthday

Hib/MenC

 

Pneumococcal disease

 

Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles)

Hib/MenC

 

PCV

 

MMR

3 years 4 months to 5 years

Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio

 

Measles, mumps and rubella

dTaP/IPV or DTaP/IPV

 

MMR

Girls –

12 to 13 years

Cervical cancer cuased by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) types 16 and 18

Gardasil

13 to 18 years

Tetanus, diphtheria, polio

 

 

Men C

Td/IPV and check MMR status

 

Men C

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