Eurosurveillance

ECDC

Latvia

Comments:

(1) Given 0-12 hours after birth only to newborns of HbsAG-positive mothers or to mothers with unknown HbsAg status.

(2) Vaccination to all previously unvaccinated girls and re-vaccination of girls who have only been vaccinated once before.

(3) Given as a combined dT-IPV vaccination.

(4) A course of 3 doses given to all non-vaccinated adolescents.

Additional comments:

Vaccine against rotavirus infection introduced from January, 1, 2011

Vaccine against human papilloma virus introduced from September, 1, 2010

Vaccine against pneumococcal infection PCV7 introduced in 2010, changed to PCV10 in 2012

The national vaccination programme

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 Age                     

   Vaccine 

 At birthHepatitis B vaccine (HepB) (1)
 2-5 daysBacillus Calmette-Guerin vaccine (BCG)
 2 monthsDiphteria-tetanus-pertussis (DTaP), haemophilus influenza type b vaccinne (Hib), inactivated polio vaccine (IPV), HepB, pneumococcal heptavalent conjugate vaccine (PCV7), rotavirus vaccine (RTV)
 4 monthsDTaP, Hib, IPV, HepB, PCV10, RTV
 6 monthsDTaP, Hib, IPV, HepB, PCV10, RTV
 12 -15 monthsDTaP, Hib, IPV, HepB, PCV10, measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR), varicella vaccine (Var)
 7 yearsDTaP, IPV, MMR
 12 yearsMMR (2), human papilloma virus vaccine (HPV)
 14 yearsIPV (3), HepB (4), tetanus-low dose diphteria vaccine (dT) (3)
 Adults, every 5-10 years Td boosters