Prevenar is given at 2, 3 and 4 months and then one injection is given at any time between 12 and 15 months.Your son should still get this last Prevenar injection as he is still under 2 years. The nurse who gave you that information is unaware of the need for and benefits of Prevenar which is a vaccine against the bacteria called pneumococcus. It is given in particular to prevent a serious form of menngitis which mainly affects children under 2 years of age and even some slightly older children.
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