The Pc vaccine protects a child against pneumococcal (Pc) disease, which ranges from mild cold symptoms and ear infections to severe pneumonia, bloodstream infections, and meningitis. The Pc vaccine is recommended by the AAP at 2, 4, 6, and 15 months. The vaccine came out in 2001. Pc is common – in the cold symptom […]
Vaccination Lessons: The HIB Vaccine. And Aluminum. Because We Cannot Discuss One Without The Other.
The HIB vaccine is recommended by the AAP (American Association of Pediatrics) to be administered at 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, and 15 months. It is used to treat Haemophilus Influenzae Type B (henceforth referred to as HIB – because I just can’t type that phrase more than once a day.) HIB is serious. […]
I recently ordered Dr. Robert W. Sears book, The Vaccine Book. For anyone questioning whether to vaccine, which vaccine to choose, and why anyone would question vaccines, this book is for you. Each chapter covers a vaccine, most of which cover more than one disease. It is written in an everyday language, much like reading […]