What vaccine do you get at each stage of your life? – Immunization has historically been positioned as the infallible measure to prevent disease. To this day, getting vaccinated is the best way to avoid epidemics that in previous centuries have claimed the lives of hundreds of people, but which continue to exist.
From this perspective, logically, everyone would like to have all the necessary and possible vaccines to avoid even the symptoms of any disease. There are vaccines that must be injected in certain years of life, even from childhood. Today that you are an adult and you are on your way to taking charge of your future, you are surely interested in knowing which vaccines you have and which ones you do not.
Medmesafe has that possibility covered and in this article we tell you how you can position yourself on what you have and what you need. Read on and find out.
What vaccine do you get at each stage of your life?
This is the timeline of vaccines that you must have in Spain
Each country has its vaccination card and although many coincide, the geographical location, historical background and resources of a nation influence what its inhabitants may or may not contract.
We have investigated and compiled for you the vaccines that people in Spain must have, according to their age:
Prenatal Vaccines: Flu and Diphtheria/Tetanus
At two 2 months of age: Hepatitis B, Diphtheria/Tetanus Booster, Polio, Influenza
At 4 months: reinforcement of all those of two months, even those that were already reinforced. Meningococcus is included.
With 11 years: all those received at 4 months are reinforced with the exception of meningococcus.
At 12 months: meningococcus is reinforced and measles and rubella are received
With a year and a half: Varicella is received
With 4 years: Measles / Rubella and Varicella are reinforced
At 6 years: Diphtheria/Tetanus is reinforced
When you are 12 years old: Meningococcus and Varicella are reinforced. HPV is received
At 14: Diphtheria/Tetanus is reinforced
Between 15 and 18 years old: All immunizations received must be reinforced, except for Polio and Flu.
From 19 to 59 years: it is recommended to reinforce Diphtheria/Tetanus, Varicella and Measles/Rubella
Check the full life vaccination calendar, issued by the Spanish Ministry of Health, here
How do I know what vaccines I have and what not?
At medmesafe we have a Vaccination Test that, through a blood sample, identifies what you are vaccinated against, what you are not vaccinated against and to what extent you need booster doses. In 4 or 5 working days after the collection, the results would be ready.