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Vaccines & Diseases

Each country advises its citizens to follow immunisation programme depending on the diseases.

health and fitness Updated: Oct 10, 2003 21:03 IST
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Today, vaccines can prevent the following diseases:

Cholera

Diphtheria

Haemophilus Influenzae type B (HIB)

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B

Influenza

Measles

Mumps

Polio

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Rabies

Rubella (German Measles)

Smallpox

Tetanus

Typhoid

Varicella (Chicken Pox)

Yellow Fever

New vaccines are being developed all the time. Each country advises its citizens to follow a particular immunisation programme, devised after studying the incidence of diseases within the country.

(Source: Webhealthcentre.com)