Vaccine preventable diseases currently include:
- pertussis (whooping cough)
- poliomyelitis (polio)
- haemophilus influenzae type b infections.
How many vaccine preventable diseases are there?
The WHO reports licensed vaccines being available to prevent, or contribute to the prevention and control of, 25 vaccine-preventable infections.
What are the 14 serious childhood diseases?
Vaccination protects against these 14 diseases, which used to be prevalent in the United States.
- #1. Polio. Polio is a crippling and potentially deadly infectious disease that is caused by poliovirus.
- #2. Tetanus.
- #3. The Flu (Influenza)
- #4. Hepatitis B.
- #5. Hepatitis A.
- #6. Rubella.
- #7. Hib.
- #8. Measles.
What are the 6 killer diseases?
Childhood mortality: six killer diseases and how to stop them
- Pneumonia. Pneumonia, usually caused by a bacterial infection, is a disease in which the air sacs in the lungs become inflamed and fill up with fluid.
- Diarrhoea. Diarrhoea is caused by an infection in the intestinal track.