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Can you help me understand the vaccination schedule?

The South African vaccination schedule is as follows:

At Birth: BCG and OPV
At six weeks: OPV, DTacP-Hib, and HepatitisB
At ten weeks: OPV, DTacP-Hib and Hepatitis B
At 14 weeks: OPV, DTacP-Hib and Hepatitis B
At nine months: Measles
At twelve months: Hepatitis A paediatric and Varicella
At fifteen months: MMR
At 18 months: OPV, DTacP-Hib, Hepatitis A paediatric,
At five years: OPV, MMR and DT
At twelve years: MMR

BCG – Tuberculosis
OPV – Polio
DTacP-Hib - Diptheria, Tetanus, Pertussis and Influenza
Varicella (Chickenpox)
MMR ( Measles, Mumps and Rubella)
DT – Tetanus and Diptheria

See also:

Immunisation - Age of baby

Immunisation - Controversy

Immunisation - Chicken Pox

Immunisation - Diphtheria

Immunisation - German Measles

Immunisation - Hepatitis A

Immunisation - Hepatitis B

Immunisation - Hib Disease

Immunisation - How does it work

Immunisation - Measles

Immunisation - Mumps

Immunisation - Pertussis

Immunisation - Polio

Immunisation - Reducing impact on baby

Immunisation - Rubella

Immunisation - Safety

Immunisation - Tetanus

Immunisation - Tuberculosis

Immunisation - Varicella

Immunisation - Whooping cough

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