Immunization schedule in the United Kingdom

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The vaccine against whooping cough is known as pertussis vaccine but is usually given combined with tetanus and diphtheria as DTaP vaccine (Diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis).

It is recommended to be given as a course of four, at the following ages; 2 months, 3 months, 4 months, with a booster at 4 years.

Primary immunization is becoming more comprehensive as new vaccines are added to the schedule. This link takes you to the current UK scedule displayed as a poster.

Updated April 2015.