The addition of human papillomavirus vaccine for girls 11-12 years of age, with catch-up immunization of girls 13-18 years of age. This vaccine, administered intramuscularly in a 3-dose series at 0,2, and 6 months is expected to prevent most cases of cervical cancer and genital warts.
Given at 9 months or later ; maybe given as early as 6 months
1 dose SQ
Booster : 2 nd dose given at 15mos. If 1 st dose given below 1 year
3 rd dose given at 5-12 years as part of MMR
95% efficacy with at least 12 years of immunity
Possible reaction: fever and rash 5-10 days after dose
Expanded Program of Immunization for Infants (EPI) 1 9 months 5) Measles vaccine 4 weeks 3 At birth 4) Hepa B vaccine 4 weeks 3 6 weeks 3) OPV 4 weeks 3 6 weeks 2) DPT 1 Birth or anytime after birth 1) BCG Minimum Interval Between Doses Number of Doses Minimum age at 1 st dose Vaccine