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The influenza (flu) vaccine is still available.   

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Children 5-18 years of age who previously completed a series of PCV7 vaccine are not eligible for the publicly funded PCV13 vaccine unless they are at high risk of pneumococcal disease due to asplenia, HIV infection or receipt of HSCT. 

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As per the BCCDC immunization guidelines, the first dose of the rotavirus vaccine should not be given after 20 weeks less 1 day of age.

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