The number of diseases that can be prevented by vaccines is growing. Advances in biomedical research, technology, and government support for more publicly-funded immunization programs is helping to make this possible. Vaccines still provide the most effective, longest-lasting method of preventing infectious diseases in all age groups.
The vaccine-preventable diseases listed below are presented with a study/epidemiology of the disease, information about the vaccine, followed by a list of selected references.
- Haemophilus influenzae, type B
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Japanese Encephalitis
- Yellow Fever