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1. Why do you need Vaccinations?
2. How frequently does your child need vaccination?


Why do you need Vaccinations?

accinations can prevent serious illness and could save child's life. If children are not vaccinated at the right time, they could catch diseases that may cause brain damage, heart problems, crippling, deafness, and blindness. What Vaccinations does your child need? Following are the vaccinations your child needs to be healthy:

  • MMR: Protects against measles, mumps, and rubella (German measles)
  • Polio Vaccine (OPV): Protects against polio.
  • DPT: Protects against diphtheria, whooping cough, and lockjaw.
  • HIB Vaccine: Protects against Haemophilus influenza type b, a major cause of meningitis.
  • Hepatitis B: Protects against Hepatitis B.
  • TD: Protects teenagers against Tetanus and Diphtheria
Where should you take your child to get vaccinated? For detail Contact: Computerized Patho Lab
Tilak Complex, Namak Gola
Buxar, Bihar, India
Phone: 06183 222934/222109 Note: It is very important to keep records of vaccinations.
How frequently does your child need vaccination?
Hepatitis B (Hep B)
  • Birth- 2 months,
  • 1-4 months, and
  • 6-18 months
Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, (Dtap or DPT)
  • 2 months,
  • 4 months,
  • 6 months,
  • 15-18 months,
  • and 4-6 years
Polio Vaccine (IPV)…
  • 2 months,
  • 4 months,
  • 6-18 months,
  • and 4-6 years
Haemophilus Influenzae Type B (Hib)
  • 2 months,
  • 4 months,
  • 6 months,
  • and 12-15 months
Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
  • 12-15 months,
  • and 4-6 years
* These guidelines are from several sources including American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
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