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When should be Pneumococcal (PCV) vaccine given to a child ?

my baby is 46 days old today my doctor vaccine my child for• Hepatitis B•DTaP•Hib •Polio (IPV)and•Rotavirus but my doctor told that they did not vaccine for •Pneumococcal (PCV) pls help us when to give•Pneumococcal (PCV) vaccine
Asked On : Sat, 16 Jul 2011
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Pediatrician 's  Response

Thanks for writing to health care magic.

Pneumococcal vaccine is given at 6 weeks, 10 weeks and 14 weeks of age.

If for some reason it is not given then you can give when your baby is 10 weeks of age along with the next vaccination.

It is a optional vaccine and you should discuss with your pediatrician before it is given.

Hope this helps.
Take care.
Answered: Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Chirag Soni's  Response
Welcome to HCM.
Pneumococcal vaccine is to be given after 2 months of age.
Other vaccination is perfect for him but what about his BCG vaccination.
Is it given within 15 days...?
Answered: Sat, 16 Jul 2011
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