Diphtheria: Diphtheria is an acute infectious disease affecting mainly the respiratory tract
Pertussis: It is also known as "whooping cough".
Tetanus: It is caused by the bacterium Clostridium tetani which produces toxins that attack the nervous system
Poliomyelitis: It is caused by poliovirus.
Haemophilus influenzae type b infection: It is a bacterium which can cause serious invasive disease
Hepatitis B: The virus can cause acute hepatitis.
The vaccine is the best way to protect your child against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B, polio, and Haemophilus influenzae type b, which are serious and sometimes fatal diseases. When you get your child immunized, you help protect others as well.
Soreness, redness and swelling where the vaccine was given.
Disease PreventionThe virus can cause acute hepatitis.
The hepatitis B vaccine is highly effective. It protects against hepatitis B infection and its complications such as permanent liver damage, which can lead to liver cancer and death. When you get immunized, you help protect others as well.