Kōrero: Child and youth health

Vaccination

Vaccination

Young children are more vulnerable to infections than older children and adults because their immune systems are still developing. In 2010, five out of the seven vaccination sessions on the New Zealand Immunisation Schedule were for children under five – four were for babies 15 months and younger. Josiah Astwood of Dunedin is receiving his five-month shot.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 4 March 2004, p. 1
Photograph by Mike Scott

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Child and youth health - Infectious diseases and immunisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/30317/vaccination (accessed 1 October 2020)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 29 Nov 2018