Category: immunisations


factsheet: MMR full name Measles, Mumps, Rubella vaccine what is measles? The measles virus is very infectious. It causes a high fever and a rash. About one in 15 children who gets measles is at risk of complications which may...

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Meningitis C

factsheet: Meningitis C full name meningococcal group C conjugate vaccine protects against Neisseria meningitis group C bacteria how is it given ? Meningitec is given by a doctor or a nurse. The vaccine is a 0.5ml injection...

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Hepatitis B

factsheet: Hepatitis B protects against This vaccine gives protection against hepatitis B. There are several different types of hepatitis and they all cause inflammation of the liver. The hepatitis B virus is passed through...

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factsheet: BCG full name Bacillus Calmette-Guerin protects against Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection that usually affects the lungs. It can also affect other parts of the body such as the brain and bones. It spreads mainly by...

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