ExpertDr.Rasika ThosarPaediatric Intensivist
A. you can if absolutely necessary
ask about mandatory vaccines.
bcg opv at birth.
ipv diphtheria pertussis tetanus hib hepb should be given at 6 10 14 weeks.
Measles mumps Rubella at 9 months.
pcv, rotavirus are optional.
pneumococcal vaccine is against certain bacteria called strep pneumoniae. it protects against pneumonia , meningitis and sepsis caused by these particular bacteria only.
viral infections still can occur.