Pneumococcal immunisation schedule change comes into effect

For babies born from 1 January 2020, the vaccination schedule for the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) has changed.

by Chloe Harman
The routine infant PCV programme was introduced in the UK in 2006 using a 7-valent vaccine, which was replaced with the 13-valent vaccine in 2010.  | SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
The routine infant PCV programme was introduced in the UK in 2006 using a 7-valent vaccine, which was replaced with the 13-valent vaccine in 2010. | SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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