What does the 6 in 1 vaccine do?

Does 6-in-1 vaccine have side effects?

6-in-1 vaccine: side effects

  • pain, redness and swelling at the injection site.
  • fever (high temperature above 38C) – more common at the second and third dose.
  • vomiting.
  • abnormal crying.
  • irritability.
  • loss of appetite.

What type of vaccine is 6-in-1?

The 6-in-1 vaccination (DTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB vaccination) is given as an injection to babies usually at 8, 12 and 16 weeks of age.

What are the 5 in 1 vaccine for baby?

Why should my child get the 5-in-1 vaccine? Vaccination is the best way to protect your child against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio and Hib disease.

What is the most painful vaccine?

The groundbreaking vaccine that prevents cervical cancer in girls is gaining a reputation as the most painful of childhood shots, health experts say.

Does the 9 in 1 shot cover rabies?

Rabies is always handled separately. A 6 in 1 Vaccine or 6-Way Combination Vaccine includes the core five vaccines and the Coronavirus vaccine. A 9 in 1 Vaccine or 9-Way Combination Vaccine includes the core five vaccines and protects against four strains of Lepto.

What is the six killer diseases?

Of great importance to public and child health are the vaccines against the so-called six killer diseases of childhood-measles, pertussis, diphtheria, tetanus, tuberculosis and poliomyelitis.

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What is the first vaccine for newborn baby?


National Immunization Schedule
Vaccine When to give Dose
For Infants
BCG At birth or as early as possible till one year of age 0.1ml (0.05ml until 1 month of age)
Hepatitis B Birth dose At birth or as early as possible within 24 hours 0.5 ml

What age is the pneumonia vaccine given?

CDC recommends pneumococcal vaccination for all children younger than 2 years old and all adults 65 years or older. In certain situations, older children and other adults should also get pneumococcal vaccines. Below is more information about who should and should not get each type of pneumococcal vaccine.

What live vaccines do babies get?

Live vaccines are used to protect against:

  • Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR combined vaccine)
  • Rotavirus.
  • Smallpox.
  • Chickenpox.
  • Yellow fever.