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- Brand: BoostrixGeneric: Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine, Adsorbed
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- Brand: TenivacGeneric: Tetanus and Diphtheria Toxoids Adsorbed
- Brand: Infanrix HexaGeneric: Combined Diphtheria, Tetanus Toxoids, Acellular Pertussis, Hepatitis B, Inactivated Poliomyelitis, Adsorbed Conjugated Haemophilus Influenzae
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- Brand: DaptacelGeneric: Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed
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- Brand: ProhibitGeneric: Haemophilus b Conjugate Vaccine
- Brand: Tetanus Toxoid AdsorbedGeneric: Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed
- Brand: KinrixGeneric: Diptheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed and Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine
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- Brand: PrevnarGeneric: Pneumococcal 7-valent Conjugate
- Brand: Prevnar 13Generic: Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine [Diphtheria CRM197 Protein] Suspension for Intramuscular Injection
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- Brand: GardasilGeneric: Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus (Types 6, 11, 16, 18) Recombinant Vaccine
- Brand: ActHIBGeneric: Haemophilus b Conjugate Vaccine
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- Brand: VaqtaGeneric: Hepatitis A Vaccine, Inactivated
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- Brand: MenveoGeneric: Meningococcal (Groups A, C, Y and W-135) Oligosaccharide Diphtheria CRM197
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Slideshows, Images, and Quizzes
- Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Symptoms, Vaccine FactsSource: OnHealth Optimized
Whooping cough (bordetella pertussis) is a highly contagious bacterial infection. Vaccines and antibiotics could prevent whooping cough. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of whooping cough.
Diseases, Conditions, and Procedures
- DiphtheriaSource: MedicineNet
Diphtheria is a disease caused by a bacteria. Symptoms and signs include fever, swollen lymph nodes, trouble swallowing, and coughing. Read about treatment, causes and prevention.
- BotulismSource: MedicineNet
Read about outbreaks of botulism poisoning, causes (Clostridium botulinum toxin), symptoms (muscle paralysis, dry mouth, constipation), history, treatment, and types (foodborne, infant, wound). The botulinum toxin is one of the most lethal known substances.
- Vaccination Schedule for Adults and AdolescentsSource: MedicineNet
Read the vaccination schedule for adults and teens, and learn about recommended immunizations for MMR, HPV, Td/Tdap, varicella, tetanus, shingles, hepatitis A and B, and typhoid.
- Do You Need a Tetanus Shot?Source: MedicineNet
Tetanus is a rare disease caused by bacteria known as Clostridium tetani. These bacteria infect humans via cuts or puncture wounds. Do you need a tetanus booster shot?
- Vaccination FAQSource: MedicineNet
Get answers for vaccination questions, and learn about travel vaccines, immunizations during pregnancy, and other vaccine types and dangers.
- Is Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Contagious?Source: MedicineNet
Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious respiratory infection caused by Bordetella pertussis. Whooping cough symptoms include severe coughing fits and whooping sound produced during inhalation. The bacteria spreads via airborne droplets produced during sneezing or coughing. There is a whooping cough vaccine that is typically administered during childhood vaccinations.
- Childhood Vaccination ScheduleSource: MedicineNet
Read our children's immunization schedule, and learn about vaccines for kids (Hib, polio, DTaP, MMR [Measles, Mumps, Rubella], HPV, flu, chickenpox, meningitis, rotavirus, pneumonia, hepatitis A, and B).
- Vaccination and Immunization Safety InformationSource: FDA
View a comprehensive list of the human vaccines and immunizations that have been approved for U.S. residents to prevent and fight infectious diseases.
- FDA Approves First Botulism AntitoxinSource: FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it has approved Botulism Antitoxin Heptavalent (A, B, C, D, E, F, G)-(Equine) to treat patients showing signs of botulism following documented or suspected exposure to botulinum neurotoxin.
- FDA Approves Boostrix for Older PeopleSource: FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Boostrix vaccine to prevent tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough) in people ages 65 and older.
- CDC: Adolescent Vaccine Rates RisingSource: WebMD Health News
According to the CDC, increasing numbers of 11-and-12-year-olds are getting their recommended vaccines, but improvement is still needed.
- Environmental Chemicals May Thwart Kids' VaccinesSource: WebMD Health News
According to a new study, routine vaccines may not work as well in children with elevated blood levels of chemicals called PFCs (perfluorinated compounds).
- EU Regulators Approve Sixfold Childhood Vaccine (Vaxelis)Source: FDA
European Union (EU) regulators have recommended market approval of a combination bacterial and viral vaccine (Vaxelis, Sanofi Pasteur) that immunizes children against six different disorders.
- Your Baby's First VaccinesSource: FDA
Babies get six vaccines between birth and six months of age, which protect babies from eight serious infectious diseases.
- Combo Vaccine May Raise Babies' Risk for Fever-Caused SeizuresSource: WebMD Health News
Babies have an increased risk of getting febrile seizures on the day they get either of their first two doses of a recommended combination vaccine, according to a large, new study from Denmark.
- 10 Reasons To Get VaccinatedSource: FDA
There are many important reasons to get vaccinated. Talk to your doctor to make sure you are up-to-date on the vaccines that are right for you.
- Are Kindergarten Kids Getting Their Vaccines?Source: WebMD Health News
The CDC says that although most kindergartners are up to date with their vaccines federal immunization goals remain unmet.
- Report: Vaccines Generally Safe, Cause Few Health ProblemsSource: WebMD Health News
Read about how modern vaccines are generally safe and cause very few health problems.
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