Which Diseases do Vaccines Protect Against?
Did you know? The Canadian publicly funded health care system offers protection against 13 vaccine-preventable diseases, Tuberculosis (TB) protection in certain areas and Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for older children. Click the links below to learn more about each one:21
- Hepatitis B
- Pneumococcal Disease
- Haemophilus influenzae Type B (Hib)
- Meningococcal Disease
- Human Papillomavirus
21 Public Health Agency of Canada. Vaccine-Preventable Diseases. http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/im/vpd-mev/index-eng.php. Accessed April 4, 2016.