A modified immunisation schedule for the hepatitis B vaccine Recombivax HB suitable for mass vaccination in childhood.

Following the demonstration of a fully satisfactory immunogenic activity of a hepatitis B vaccination protocol consisting of three doses of Hevac B Pasteur vaccine given at 3,5 and 11 months of age, it was possible to administer this vaccine at the same times as the vaccinations for diphtheria, tetanus and polio which are mandatory in Italy at those ages… CONTINUE READING