Journey of Your Child’s Vaccine
Learn about the journey of a childhood vaccine’s development, from lab testing through safety monitoring. This video explains the three phases of clinical trials, vaccine licensing and manufacturing, how a vaccine is added to the U.S. recommended immunization schedule, and how FDA and CDC continue to monitor vaccine safety after the public begins using the vaccine.
Immunization Schedules and Recommendations
Vaccine Information by Age Group
Learn more about the vaccines available to protect babies and children.
Learn more about the vaccines available to protect pre-teens, teens, and young adults.
Learn more about the vaccines available to protect adults of all ages.
Immunization is one of the best forms of protection for all travelers. In addition to travel-related vaccines, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises you to make sure you are up-to-date with all routine vaccinations before you travel. Many vaccine-preventable diseases rarely seen in the United States are still prevalent in other parts of the world.