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Childhood vaccination schedules in Europe vary widely : Is this a problem? (In der Diskussion)

  title={Childhood vaccination schedules in Europe vary widely : Is this a problem? (In der Diskussion)},
  author={Pier Luigi Lopalco and H. G. de Carvalho and Peter Kreidl and Katrin Claire Leitmeyer and Johan Giesecke},
Childhood vaccination programmes in Europe are basically very safe and effective. On the other hand there are very large differences between countries in the way they are organised. In this paper we analyse the immunisation schedules used in 29 European countries to highlight similarities and differences. One of the most evident differences is the total number of doses administered under 18 years of age, which ranges between 4 and 7 if we consider DT-containing vaccines. Any change in… 

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