Childhood Vaccinations

Most childhood vaccinations are divided into age groups including birth. One to two months, four months, six months. 12 to 18 months, and four to six years. diptheria tetanus and pertussis. The three micro organisms mentioned above, are bacterial illnesses that are potentially harmful and can be safely prevented in the both child and adult population through immunization diptheria is a bacterial illness, known to cause infection of the upper airway involving the nose, and throat.


This can lead to symptoms such as:

  • A sore throat

  • Swollen painful glands in the neck

  • Fever

  • Difficulty breathing

  • Tetanus

Tetanus is a fatal bacterial infection caused by bacteria found in soil. Dust saliva, and manure. When transmitted, it can cause deleterious bodily manifestations including painful muscle contractions, leading to death. If the muscles responsible for breathing become involved pertussis is a bacterial infection known to cause a cough that is very characteristic for its sound.

Whooping Cough

The sound of a whoop makes this uncontrollable cough stand out from other variations of cough, and is usually accompanied by other symptoms such as stuffy and a runny nose, as well as problems of breathing, that result from the cough.

These three bacterial infections can be prevented by a simple and safe method via administration of vaccines at the age, effective period for each. See below for the ages at which this three in one combined immunization is administered the diphtheria tetanus and pertussis vaccine basic administration schedule includes the first dose to be received at two months of age.

The second dose to be received at approximately four months of age. The third dose to be administered at six months of age. The fourth at approximately 15 to 18 months of age. And the fifth and final dose at approximately four to six years of age.


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