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Vaccination Chart For Babies In India

Age
(completed weeks/months
/years)
Vaccine Dose Description
Birth Bacillus Calmette–Guérin (BCG) 1
  • The first vaccine to be given soon after birth.
  • Acts as a preventive shield against tuberculosis infection.
  • Injected into the skin of the left forearm.
Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV 0) 1
  • Is administered orally and usually given along with the BCG vaccination.
  • Provides protection against poliomyelitis.
  • Also given 6 and 9 months of age.
Hepatitis B (Hep – B1)
(*Hepatitis B vaccine is given as a two or three dose series, depending on the age that you receive the vaccine)
1
  • Injection administered along with the other two.
  • Provides protection against hepatitis B.
6 weeks Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis vaccine (DTP 1) 1
  • First vaccination to be done when the baby turns 6 weeks old / 1 and a half month old.
  • Provides protection against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), and tetanus.
Inactivated polio vaccine (IPV1) 1
  • Injection administered alone or in combination with other vaccines.
  • Provides protection against polio.
Hepatitis B (Hep – B2) 1
  • Second round of injections.
  • Provides protection against hepatitis B.
Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib 1) 1
  • Injection given as a preventive measure for Haemophilus influenzae type B infections.
  • It is a conjugated vaccine.
Rotavirus 1 1
  • Provides protection against rotavirus and viral diarrhoea.
  • It is orally administered.
Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV 1) 1
  • Provides protection against pneumococcal infections like pneumonia, blood infections, and bacterial meningitis.
10 weeks
*The child is given booster shots before turning 3 months old, which enhances the effect of previously administered vaccines
Diptheria, Tetanus and Pertussis vaccine (DTP 2) 1
  • Second round of vaccination against three different infant illnesses – diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis.
Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib 2) 1
  • Second round of vaccination against Haemophilus influenzae type B infections.
Inactivated polio vaccine (IPV2) 1
  • Second round of vaccination against polio.
Hepatitis B (Hep – B3) 1
  • Third round of injections.
  • Provides protection against hepatitis B.
Rotavirus 2 1
  • Second round of oral vaccination.
  • Provides protection against rotavirus and viral diarrhoea.
Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV 2) 1
  • Provides protection against pneumonia, blood infections, and bacterial meningitis.
  • Second round of injections against pneumococcal infections.
14 weeks Diptheria, Tetanus and Pertussis vaccine (DTP 3) 1
  • Third round of vaccination against three different infant illnesses – diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis.
Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib 3) 1
  • Third round of vaccination against Haemophilus influenzae type B infections.
Inactivated polio vaccine (IPV3) 1
  • Third round of vaccination against polio.
Hepatitis B (Hep – B4)
*Fourth dose of Hepatitis B permissible for combinations vaccine only
1
  • Fourth round of injections.
  • Provides protection against hepatitis B.
Rotavirus 3 1
  • Third round of oral vaccination.
  • Provides protection against rotavirus and viral diarrhoea.
Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV 3) 1
  • Third round of injections against pneumococcal infections.
6 Months Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine (TCV) 1
  • Provides protection against typhoid fever.
  • Provide long-lasting immunity in children.
9 Months Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR – 1) 1
  • Provides protection against measles, mumps, and rubella.
  • A single dose of injection instead of three different injections.
12 Months Hepatitis A (Hep – A1) 1
  • First round of hepatitis A injections.
  • Help prevent hepatitis A (liver disease).
Influenza (Yearly) 1
  • Influenza vaccines are administered after 6 months of age.
  • Provides protection against influenza viruses.
  • 2 doses are given at the interval of 4 weeks for first year.
  • Then, single dose yearly till 5 years of age.
15 Months Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR 2) 1
  • Second round of injection against measles, mumps, and rubella.
Varicella 1
* A consultation with a doctor is recommended to check if the baby has certain allergies that may interfere with the treatment.
1
  • Vaccine against chickenpox.
  • Improves immune system functioning.
  • The first shot is given when the child is between 12 to 18 months.
Influenza (Yearly) 1
  • Provides protection against influenza viruses.
  • 2 doses are given at the interval of 4 weeks for first year.
  • Then, single dose yearly till 5 years of age.
PCV booster 1
* Children who fall behind should be given catch-up vaccination through age 59 months, if otherwise healthy or, through age 71 months if they have certain underlying medical conditions.
1
  • After the PCV3, PCV boosters start.
  • Help prevent the spread of the pneumococcal infection from person to person.
16 to 18 Months Diphtheria, Perussis, and Tetanus (DTP B1) 1
  • First round of booster vaccination against three different infant illnesses – diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis.
Inactivated polio vaccine (IPV B1)
* b-OPV, if IPV booster (standalone or combination) not feasible.
1
  • First round of booster vaccination against polio.
Hepatitis A (Hep – A2)
* Live attenuated Hepatitis A vaccine: Single done only.
1
  • Second round of hepatitis A injections.
Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib B1) 1
  • First round of booster vaccination against Haemophilus influenzae type B infections.
4 to 6 Years Diphtheria, Perussis, and Tetanus (DTP B2) 1
  • Second round of booster vaccination against three different infant illnesses – diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis.
Varicella 2
* Older children and adults can also be given the vaccine, for them, the time between the two shots should not be more than 4 to 8 weeks.
1
  • Second shot of vaccine to prevent chicken pox.
Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR 3/MMRV) 1
  • Third round of injection against measles, mumps, and rubella.
9 to 14 Years Tdap 1
  • First round of booster vaccine for tetanus and diphtheria.
  • No protection against pertussis.
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV 1 & 2)
*People who start the series at age 15 or older and people who have certain conditions that weaken the immune system need three doses to be fully protected.
1
  • Given as a series of shots.
  • Help produce antibodies against HPV and prevent cell-infections.
15 to 18 Years Tdap 1
  • Second round of booster vaccine for tetanus and diphtheria.
  • No protection against pertussis.
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV 1, 2 & 3) 1
  • Given as a series of shots.
  • Help produce antibodies against HPV and prevent cell-infections.