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  • VIS—MMR Vaccine (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella)

    Measles, mumps, and rubella are serious diseases. Before vaccines they were very common, especially among children.

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  • VIS—MMRV (Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella) Vaccine

    Measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella are viral diseases that can have serious consequences. Before vaccines, these diseases were very common in the United States, especially among children. They are still common in many parts of the world.

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  • VIS—Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine

    Meningococcal disease is a serious bacterial illness. It is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis in children 2 through 18 years old in the United States. Meningitis is an infection of the covering of the brain and the spinal cord.

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  • VIS—Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV13)

    Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) can prevent pneumococcal disease. Pneumococcal disease refers to any illness caused by pneumococcal bacteria. These bacteria can cause many types of illnesses, including pneumonia, which is an infection of the lungs. Pneumococcal bacteria are one of the most common

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  • VIS—Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine

    Vaccination can protect older adults (and some children and younger adults) from pneumococcal disease.

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  • VIS—Polio Vaccine

    Polio is a disease caused by a virus. It enters the body through the mouth. Usually it does not cause serious illness. But sometimes it causes paralysis (can't move arm or leg), and it can cause meningitis (irritation of the lining of the brain). It can kill people who get it, usually by paralyzing the

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  • VIS—Td (Tetanus, Diphtheria) Vaccine

    Tetanus and diphtheria are very serious diseases. They are rare in the United States today, but people who do become infected often have severe complications. Td vaccine is used to protect adolescents and adults from both of these diseases.

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  • VIS—Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis) Vaccine

    Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis are very serious diseases. Tdap vaccine can protect us from these diseases. And, Tdap vaccine given to pregnant women can protect newborn babies against pertussis.

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  • VIS—Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccine

    Chickenpox (also called varicella) is a common childhood disease. It is usually mild, but it can be serious, especially in young infants and adults.

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  • VIS—Your Child’s First Vaccines

    The vaccines covered on this statement are those most likely to be given during the same visits during infancy and early childhood.

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  • Vaccines—Autism Toolkit

    Scientific studies show that many different genes work together with things in the environment to put a child at risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Scientific studies do not show that vaccines cause ASD.

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