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Immunisation against infectious disease - 'The Green Book' - 2006 updated edition

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    Department of Health
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    30 October 2007
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    Health and social care professionals
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This new edition (2006) presents latest information on vaccines and vaccination procedures for all the vaccine preventable infectious diseases that may occur in the UK. In particular it deals with those immunisations that comprise the routine immunisation programme for all children from birth to adolescence

All health professionals that give immunisations or provide information and advice on them will find that this edition of the Green Book has been fully updated and gives a comprehensive and invaluable source of current information.

A hard copy of the Green Book has been distributed to immunisation health professionals (please see the letter below that outlines details of distribution).  All the new chapters are also available below to download in Portable Document Format (PDF)

Complete updated 2006 edition - contains all the updated chapters in one document

Please note: this is a large document and may take a long time to download and print. If you only require one chapter we recommend you print it from the list of updated chapters below.

Part 2 The diseases, vaccinations and vaccines

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