Most vaccines against bacterial infections are effective at preventing disease
Reactions can occur after vaccinations
Vaccines are available against tuberculosis, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae type B, cholera, typhoid, and Streptococcus pneumoniae.
Side-effects – the most important being anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction) – are rare. Anyone who has had an allergic reaction to the diphtheria toxoid should not receive the vaccine again.
Pertussis (whooping cough)
Haemophilus influenzae type B