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Important Facts for Parents to Know about Childhood Vaccines

The chart below contains important facts for parents to know about specific childhood vaccines from the NNii resource kit Communicating with Patients about Immunization. These fact sheets provide basic information on childhood diseases, as well as the effectiveness and possible side effects of the vaccines that can prevent them.


To view a fact sheet, simply select the one that interests you. The fact sheets are available in the Adobe Acrobat PDF format (you may need to download the free Acrobat Reader to view these files).

VACCINE

Important Facts for Parents to Know about Common Vaccines

DTaP

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B

Hib

Influenza

Meningococcal

MMR

Polio

Pneumococcal Conjugate

Varicella

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