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Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

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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.

  • Cholera
  • Diphtheria
  • Haemophilus influenzae, type B
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Influenza
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Measles
  • Meningococcal
  • Mumps
  • Pertussis
  • Pneumococcal
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Rabies
  • Rubella
  • Smallpox
  • Tetanus
  • Typhoid
  • Varicella
  • Yellow Fever

source:http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/im/vpd-mev/index-eng.php