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Is the Hepatitis B vaccine only given to infants at high...
Is the Hepatitis B vaccine only given to infants at high risk of contracting the disease?
No. In BC, the hepatitis B vaccine is given to babies as part of their routine immunizations at 2, 4 and 6 months of age. It is usually combined with other childhood vaccines such as diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b.
You can find more information about the hepatitis B vaccine for infants here.
You can find BC's routine immunization schedule for infants and children here.
- immunization Nurse