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FDA Approves Expanded Use of Adacel (Tdap) Vaccine for Repeat Vaccination

Print this page BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the expanded use of Adacel® (Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) Vaccine Adsorbed) to include repeat vaccination to help protect against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis. It is now the first and only Tdap vaccine… Read More »

FDA Approves New Children’s Vaccine

Dec. 28, 2018 — The FDA has approved a new vaccine to immunize children against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (also known as whooping cough), hepatitis B, polio, and an invasive disease caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b, sometimes known as Hib. The vaccine will be for children 6 weeks to 4 years old. All will require… Read More »