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Diphtheria

the NHS website

Diphtheria is a contagious bacterial infection that mainly affects the nose and throat. Less commonly, it can also affect the skin. Diptheria is highly contagious. The bacteria spread when an infected person coughs or sneezes, and droplets of their s...

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Guide to immunisations for babies up to 13 months of age

Department of Health

This booklet describes all the routine childhood immunisations for babies up to 13 months of age. Immunisation is the safest and most effective way of protecting your baby against serious diseases. Includes information on the new Rotavirus vaccine, a...

English - Booklet / Leaflet / Factsheet / Flyer

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Immunisations at secondary school - your questions answered

Department of Health

Introduction This guide is for young people aged 11 to 19, and their parents or guardians. It outlines and explains; the immunisations that are given to young people usually when they are still at school, why these immunisations are needed, and w...

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Travel vaccinations

the NHS website

People who are travelling outside the UK may need to be vaccinated against some of the serious diseases that are found in other parts of the world. Vaccination can protect you against becoming infected with a range of serious diseases, such as choler...

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Vaccine Damage Payments

Department for Work and Pensions

If you are severely disabled as a result of a vaccination, you may be able to get a Vaccine Damage Payment. This is a oneoff, taxfree payment to help with extra costs you may face. Not all vaccinations are covered.

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