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Recommended Vaccines For Children: 7 Years to 18 Years Old

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Recommended Vaccines for Children: 7 to 18 Years Old

One of the best ways to make sure that your child is kept safe from major diseases is by getting them vaccinated at the right time. To guarantee that your child is fully protected, just follow the immunization schedule and ask your pediatrician what other vaccines your child may need.

Below are the types of vaccinations ideal for children ages 7 to 18 years old.

  • HepA vaccine – protection against hepatitis A
  • HepB vaccine – protection against hepatitis B
  • DTaP vaccine – protection against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough)
  • HPV vaccine – protection against human papillomavirus
  • IPV vaccine – protection against polio
  • Influenza vaccine – protection against influenza
  • MMR vaccine – protection against measles, mumps, and rubella
  • Varicella vaccine – protection against chickenpox
  • Meningococcal vaccine – protection against meningitis
  • Pneumococcal vaccine – protection against pneumococcal diseases

 

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Important guidelines to remember:

  • The flu vaccine should be taken every year, starting with babies who are 6 months old.
  • Children who are 11 to 12 years old should get a two-shot series of the HPV vaccine. Those with a weak immune system and teens who have started taking their first series at 15 or older are required to get a series of three shots.
  • Children who are 11 to 12 years old need to get one shot of the meningococcal conjugate vaccine or the MenACWY. As they turn 16, they will be advised to get a booster shot. The MenB vaccine, which prevents serogroup B meningococcal, is recommended for teenagers aged 16 to 18 years old.
  • Children and teens with chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, heart failure, asthma, or a weakened immune system might need additional vaccinations. Check with your pediatrician if your child has any of these medical conditions or has a history of any health issues.
  • If your child is traveling, especially in a country with high endemic hepatitis A, be sure to tell your pediatrician Your child is likely to get other immunizations besides the HepA vaccine.
  • In case your child has missed a shot, it’s completely alright. They can still get the vaccine in their next appointment with their pediatrician.

 

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