Changes to childhood jabs by 2007

Simonite, Tom
February 2006
GP: General Practitioner;2/17/2006, p29
The article reports that the childhood immunisation programme is set to change in the next financial year, Great Britain's Department of Health (DoH) has confirmed. The schedule for the meningitis C and Hib vaccines will be changed to add a booster at 12 months on the back of evidence showing that their effectiveness wanes after a year. This evidence was cited by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation in its advice to the DoH.


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