Vaccines by Disease
See also a list of vaccines by disease.
Vaccines are available for these 18 dangerous or deadly diseases. Over the years, these vaccines have prevented countless cases of disease and saved millions of lives. Infants, children, adolescents, teens and adults need different vaccinations, depending on their age, location, job, lifestyle, travel schedule, health conditions or previous vaccinations.
Click on a disease name to learn more about the diseases and the vaccines that prevent them.
- Chickenpox (Varicella)
- Flu (Influenza)
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b)
- HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
- Polio (Poliomyelitis)
- RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus)
- Rubella (German Measles)
- Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
- Tetanus (Lockjaw)
- Whooping Cough (Pertussis )
People in certain research jobs and travel situations may be exposed to dangerous or deadly diseases that are no longer common in the U.S. Because of the increased risk of disease exposure in these instances, these 9 non-routine vaccines are available, listed below by disease. These are considered non-routine vaccines because they are not part of the recommended immunization schedules for children, adolescents and adults.