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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM HE 20.7008:IM 6/2015 (Text) 00000106151707 General Federal documents Available -

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  • Physical Description: 43 pages, 4 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Revised 08/2015.
  • Publisher: [Atlanta, Georgia] : U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease, 2015.

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Shipping list no.: 2016-0110-P.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1: Vaccine-Preventable Diseases And Childhood Vaccines: -- Diseases: -- Diphtheria -- Hepatitis A -- Hepatitis B -- Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) -- Influenza (Flu) -- Measles -- Mumps -- Pertussis (Whooping Cough) -- Pneumococcal disease -- Polio -- Rotavirus -- Rubella (German Measles) -- Tetanus (Lockjaw) -- Varicella (Chickenpox) -- Vaccines: -- Vaccine schedule -- Other vaccines -- Part 2: Immunization Office Visit: -- Before the immunization visit -- During the immunization visit -- After the immunization visit -- Part 3: More About Vaccines: -- How Do Vaccines Work?: -- Immunity -- Vaccines -- How safe are vaccines? -- Part 4: Frequently Asked Questions -- Part 5: Summary Of Childhood Vaccine Preventable Diseases -- Glossary -- Learn more.
Summary, etc.:
In 1796, Edward Jenner inoculated and 8-year boy against smallpox and coined the term "vaccination" to describe what he had done. Today, thanks to vaccination, there is no more small-pox and routine vaccination against childhood diseases is an important part of our children's health care. As parents, we want to do everything we can to keep our children from getting sick. In this booklet you will learn more about the role vaccines play in keeping them healthy. You will learn about: Diseases that are prevented by vaccines, and the vaccines that prevent them. -- How to prepare for a doctor's visit that includes vaccinations, and what to expect during and after the visit. -- How vaccines help your child's immune system do its job. -- How well vaccines work, and how safe they are. -- Where to find more information.
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Subject: Immunization of children > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Children > Health and hygiene > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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