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Childhood Immunization Schedule Topic Guide

Childhood Immunization Schedule Childhood Immunization Schedule: Vaccinations are some of the most important tools available for preventing disease. Most children get all their shots during childhood. Parents should consult their doctors about which vaccines their children should have and when. Keep track of your children's immunizations yourself.

Childhood Immunization Schedule Topic Guide - Visuals

Childhood Immunization Schedule Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

hepatitis B pediatric vaccine Hepatitis B Pediatric Vaccine

Hepatitis B is a serious disease caused by a virus. Hepatitis B causes inflammation of the liver, vomiting, and jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes). H...learn more »

meningococcal conjugate vaccine Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine

Meningococcal disease is a serious infection caused by a bacteria. Meningococcal bacteria can infect the spinal cord and brain, causing meningitis that can b...learn more »

hepatitis A pediatric vaccine Hepatitis A Pediatric Vaccine

Hepatitis is a serious disease caused by a virus. Hepatitis causes inflammation of the liver, vomiting, and jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes). Hepat...learn more »

diphtheria, hepatitis B, pertussis (acellular), polio, and tetanus vaccine Diphtheria, Hepatitis B, Pertussis (acellular), Polio, And Tetanus Vaccine

Diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus are serious diseases caused by bacteria. Diphtheria causes a thick coating in the nose, throat, and airways. It ca...learn more »

rotavirus oral vaccine, live (oral) Rotavirus Oral Vaccine, Live (oral)

Rotavirus oral vaccine contains up to five strains of rotavirus. It is made from both human and animal sources...learn more »

varicella virus (chickenpox) vaccine Varicella Virus (chickenpox) Vaccine

Varicella (commonly known as chickenpox) is a common childhood disease that causes fever, skin rash, and a breakout of fluid-filled blisters on the skin. Mo...learn more »

measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine Measles, Mumps, And Rubella (MMR) Vaccine

Measles, mumps, and rubella are serious diseases caused by viruses. They are spread from person to person through the air...learn more »