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How many vaccines do children get?

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May 27, 2009 1:18PM

21 vaccines before the age of six, and generally 6 more before the age of 18, for a total of 27 in childhood. Some vaccines are given multiple times (for example, the DTaP - diptheria, tetanus, and pertussis - is given 5 times).