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Mom of a 1 yr 5 m old boy

Q. My 45 days old baby got his 6th week vaccinations today by Govt hospital. Govt doest provide PCV shot since it is mandatory, Should I still go for it in Private hospital, or HiB is enough and we can skip PCV

ExpertDr Bandana JoshiAyurvedic Physician
A. You can take PCV as if is optional vaccine. Pneumoccocal vaccine should be given at 6,10, 14 wks and booster at 15 months of age Pneumoccocal vaccine is a optional vaccine but always better to give. It give protection against Repeated tonsills infection, repeat sinus infection, throat infection, pneumonia, ear infection etc Can go with any brand all are equally good and effective.
ExpertDr.Rasika ThosarPaediatric Intensivist
A. hi good evening. it's an optional vaccine but better to give if possible. as prevention is always better than cure. follow and Maintain your vaçcination chart properly. make sure you consult with your doctor for the same
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