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What diseases does childhood immunizations protect against?

Vaccines commonly included in childhood immunization programs are: hepatitis B vaccine; polio vaccine; DTP vaccine (diphtheria), tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough); Haemophilus influenza B (Hib) vaccine; MMR vaccine (measles, mumps, rubella); chickenpox (varicella) vaccine; Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine; rotavirus vaccine; influenza vaccine ; meningococcal vaccine, and; pneumococcal (PPV) vaccine.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 14 May 2019
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