Merck Manual

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Protecting Children Through Vaccines

Protecting Children Through Vaccines

Disease

When Do Vaccinations Typically Start

Chickenpox (varicella)

Age 12–15 months

Age 2 months

Age 2 months

Age 12–23 months

Birth

Age 11–12 years (can start at age 9 years)

Age 6 months

Age 12–15 months

Age 11–12 years

Age 2 to 9 months for children at high risk

Age 12–15 months

Age 2 months

Age 2 months

Age 2 months

Age 2 months

Rubella (German measles)

Age 12–15 months

Age 2 months