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the journey of your child's vaccine

Learn more in words and pictures about…

  • Getting a Tdap shot if you are pregnant;
  • Creating a circle of protection around infants; and
  • Making sure your baby gets DTaP vaccines on time.

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NEW Feb 2013

the journey of your child's vaccine

Learn in words and pictures…

  • How a new vaccine is developed, approved and manufactured;
  • How a vaccine is added to the US recommended schedule; and
  • How a vaccine’s safety continues to be monitored.

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NEW Jan 2013

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This page last modified on March 4, 2013
Content last reviewed on January 4, 2010
Content Source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

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