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A 3 in 1 dose vaccine is not available for babies in BC. We recommend that you discuss your concerns with your family doctor or a public health nurse. If following this discussion you decide that you would still like for your child to receive only one vaccine at a time (per clinic visit) this can be accommodated.Read Full Answer
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Details of the composition of each vaccine can be found in the vaccine product monograph. You can find the current BC routine childhood immunization schedule with links to vaccine product monographs (found on the vaccine manufacturers website) here.Read Full Answer
Thimerosal is added to vaccines produced in multi-dose vials to prevent bacterial growth. Today, all routine childhood vaccines used in BC (with the exception of certain flu vaccines) are produced in single-dose vials and do not require thimerosal.Read Full Answer
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