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Take the Infant Vaccine Quiz

Test your knowledge of vaccines against a variety of diseases that can affect your child. This quiz is based on information from the CDC.

1. A pregnant woman passes antibodies to her unborn baby through the placenta to protect against certain diseases. About how long does this natural immunity last after birth?
2. Which vaccine is given soon after birth?
3. Bacterial meningitis strikes babies more often than any other age group. Which vaccine will help prevent one previously common type of meningitis?
4. What type of reaction commonly occurs after the diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine?
5. When should a baby not be given a DTaP vaccine?
6. In the combined DTP vaccine used in the past, which of the 3 vaccine components reportedly caused severe reactions?
Online Medical Reviewer: Turley, Raymond Kent, BSN, MSN, RN
Online Medical Reviewer: Watson, L Renee, MSN, RN
Online Medical Reviewer: Zingman, Barry S, MD
Date Last Reviewed: 5/1/2019
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