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Gardasil® 9

Human papillomavirus (HPV9)

Gardasil® 9 protects against nine types of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. HPV types 6 and 11 cause anogenital warts and HPV types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, 58  can cause persistent infection leading to mouth, throat, cervical, vaginal, vulvar, penile and anal cancers. The Ministry of Health information pamphlet Immunise against HPV (code HE2012) is available from www.healthed.govt.nz. The pamphlet is also available electronically in Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Cook Islands Māori, Hindi, Māori, Sāmoan, and Tongan.

IPOL

IPV

IPOL is used for primary and booster vaccination of infants, children and adults to protect against infection with Type 1, Type 2 and Type 3 polioviruses causing poliomyelitis.

M-M-R® II

MMR

M-M-R® II is used for primary vaccination and revaccination of children and adults to protect against measles, mumps and rubella.

Gardasil®

Human papillomavirus (HPV4)

Gardasil® protects against four types of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. HPV types 6 and 11 cause anogenital warts and HPV types 16 and 18 can cause persistent infection leading to mouth, throat, cervical, vaginal, vulvar, penile and anal cancers.

Varivax®

Varicella

Varivax® is used for primary vaccination of children from 12 months of age and adults to protect against varicella-zoster infection (chickenpox). The vaccine may prevent or reduce the severity of chickenpox disease if it is given within 3-5 days of exposure to someone with the disease.

Varilrix®

Varicella

Varilrix® is used for primary vaccination of infants from nine months of age, children and adults to protect against varicella-zoster infection (chickenpox). The vaccine may prevent or reduce the severity of chickenpox disease if it is given within 3-5 days of exposure to someone with the disease.

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