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Flu
>6mo annually

<9yr get 2 doses at least 1 mo apart
Administer Oct-Nov
Hep B
Birth
1-4mo
6-18mo

Hep B can cause liver damage, liver cancer and death

Hep B is spread though contact with blood and body fluids
Hib
2mo
4mo
6mo
12-15mo

Hib strikes kids <5yr
Causes bacterial meningitis, pneumonia, epiglottis

Spread by bacteria in nose and mouth into the lungs or blood stream
DTaP
2mo
4mo
6mo
15-18mo
4-6yr

Diptheria causes thick covering in the back of the throat leading to breathing problems, paralysis & heart failure

Tetanus (lockjaw) causes painful tightening of the muscles over entire body

Pertusis (Whooping cough) causes bad coughing spells esp in infants
IPV
2mo
4mo
6-18mo
4-6yr

Can cause paralysis and kill people by paralyzing their breathing muscles.

Caused by a virus entering the mouth
Prevnar
2mo
4mo
6mo
12-15mo

Step pneumo reponsible for 200 deaths/year in kids <5yr.
Causes meningitis, pneumonia & ear infections

Penumococcus spread from person to person through close contact.
MMR
12-15m
4-6yr

Measles can lead to ear infection, penumonia, seizures.

Mumps can lead to deafness, meningitis, swelling of testicels and ovaries.

Rubella can cause miscarriages
Varicella
12-18mo

Serious in young infants and adults.
Can lead to sever skin infections, pneumonia, brain damage or death,
12,000 hosp/yr and 100 deaths