Types of Vaccines in South Africa and uses, Mod 2_Act 10_Itumeleng Seemela…
Types of Vaccines in South Africa and uses
Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
protect against pneumococcal infections that can lead to serious infections like pneumonia, blood infections, and bacterial meningitis.
Chicken pox vaccine
effective to prevent varicella infection
to provide protection (immunity) against tetanus (lockjaw) in adults and children 7 years or older
used to protect against rotavirus infections, which are the leading cause of severe diarrhea among young children.
protect against infection by influenza viruses.
to prevent a certain virus infection called poliomyelitis
Hepatitis B vaccine
to help prevent infection from the hepatitis B virus which can cause serious problems including liver failure, persistent hepatitis B infection, cirrhosis, and liver cancer
Human papillomavirus vaccine
prevent most cases of cervical cancer, can prevent vaginal and vulvar cancer in women, and can prevent genital warts and anal cancer in women and men
Haemophilus influenzae b vaccine
prevent Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease as the Haemophilus influenzae type b can cause many different kinds of infections.
very effective at protecting people against measles, mumps, and rubella, and preventing the complications caused by these diseases
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