Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Vaccine Preventable Diseases

The use of vaccines has led to major improvements in child health over a relatively short period. Many of the infectious illnesses you or your parents had as children, from chickenpox to polio to measles, no longer affect most children today. If you follow the immunization guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), you can help make your child healthier than was ever possible in earlier generations.
  • Diphtheria
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Measles
  • Meningococcal Infections
  • Mumps
  • Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
  • Pneumococcal Infections
  • Polio
  • Rotavirus
  • Rubella (German Measles)
  • Tetanus
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox)

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