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Is there a vaccination chart by age?

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides vaccination charts that are dictated by age. The age ranges are birth to 6 years old, 7 to 18 years old and 19 years of age and older, notes the CDC.

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Many of the initial vaccines are given from the newborn age to 15 months of age. Notable vaccines during this time include the hepatitis B vaccine, the DTaP vaccine and the MMR vaccine. Annual flu vaccinations are also recommended, as reported by the National Vaccine Program.

Vaccinations that require multiple doses typically administer the secondary doses when a child is between 18 months and 18 years of age. Adults also need to have booster shots at recommended intervals to maintain immunity, as well as regular flu vaccines.

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