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Is an 18 months old baby eligible for MMR and Chicken Pox vaccines?
Is MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine important for a year old baby to take even after taking measles vaccine at 9months
Dr Aina Johnson


MMR can be taken in 2 doses– First dose at 12 – 15 months; Second dose at 4 – 6 years, but it is not free, but available at private hospitals and some government hospitals at a cost
Pls, I would like to confirm something very Important from you, I went to the hospital yesterday to make an enquiry about my child...She mentioned that I have to give him a booster for Penta, OPV and PCV he was given when he was six weeks old and I also think sh...
Dear mom, yes the woman is right.this is the schedule for
The NPI vaccines and their schedule are as follows:
⦁ At birth……BCG, OPV, HBV
⦁ 6 weeks…..Penta, OPV
⦁ 10 weeks…Penta; OPV
⦁ 14 weeks…Penta, OPV
⦁ 9 months…Measles, yellow fever
⦁ Vitamin A recommended every 6 months from age 6 months to 5years
PCV – usually given along with the Penta and OPV at 6, 10 and 14 weeks
⦁ Rotavirus vaccine – usually also given at 6 and 10 weeks; some given second dose at 14 weeks
⦁ MMR – First dose at 12 – 15 months; Second dose at 4 – 6 years
⦁ MCV – usually given at age 2 years (can be administered from age of one year)
⦁ Varicella vaccine