Immunisation: July changes

Taylor, Lynn
June 2011
New Zealand Doctor;6/1/2011, p34
The article provides information on changes in childhood immunization for the month of July in New Zealand. It discusses changes in some brands of vaccines used in the country including 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, the single haemophilus influenza type B (HiB) vaccine, and bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine. It explains the reasons for changing the pneumococcal vaccine, facts about the Synflorix vaccine, and the significance of non-typeable haemophilus influenza (NTHi).


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