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Typhoid, or typhoid fever, is a life-threatening disease that is more common in places with poor hygiene. It is best avoided by ensuring access to clean and safe water, better hygiene among people who handle food, and proper sanitation. It can also be prevented with the help of Typhoid Conjugate Vaccination (TCV).

Vaccination schedule adapted from IAP* Advisory Committee of Vaccination & Immunization Practices (ACVIP) *Indian Academy of Pediatrics
What should you do if you miss the vaccination?
CATCH-UP VACCINATION

If you miss out the dose of these vaccinations during the stipulated time, you can consult with your doctor for a Catch-up Vaccination.

Did you know?
  • India is one of the countries where Typhoid is most common.
  • An estimated 11–20 million are affected by typhoid and between 1.2-1.6 lakhs of people die from it every year.
Don’t Delay!

Talk to your doctor about the Typhoid Conjugate Vaccination (TCV).

What is Typhoid?

Typhoid is an infection of life-threatening proportions, caused by the bacterium Salmonella typhi. The disease has affected tens of millions of people worldwide.

How is Typhoid transmitted?

Typhoid is known to spread through food and water that is contaminated. Hence, there is a huge chance of getting infected with Typhoid in places that have poor sanitation and unsafe drinking water.

What are the symptoms and complications of Typhoid?

Typhoid symptoms include:

  • Prolonged high fever
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Cough
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea or constipation
  • Loss of appetite

Some may even have a rash. People who do not get treatment can continue having a fever for weeks or months. Severe cases of Typhoid fever can lead to complications or even death.

When should a child receive Vaccination for Typhoid (TCV)?

Children should receive a single dose between the ages of 6 months to 9 months.

If a child has not received this dose until 9 months of age, consult your doctor for a catch-up vaccination

However, consult your doctor for more information.

What are the common side effects associated with Typhoid Conjugate Vaccination (TCV)?

Commonly known side effects after inactivated Typhoid Conjugate Vaccination (TCV) include:

  • Pain from the injection
  • Redness or swelling at the spot of injection
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • General Discomfort

For more details on side effects, please consult your doctor.

FAQs

How to prevent Typhoid?

Getting a Typhoid Conjugate Vaccination (TCV) is a known effective way to increase your chances of preventing the disease.

Apart from the vaccination you can follow hygiene and sanitization practices, and consume safe drinking water.

A public awareness initiative by GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited. Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai 400 030, India.

Information appearing in this material is for general awareness only. Nothing contained in this material constitutes medical advice. Please consult your doctor for any medical queries, any question or concern you may have regarding your condition. The disease list indicated for vaccination is not complete, please consult your child’s Paediatrician for the complete vaccination schedule. The doctor shown in this material is being used for illustrative purpose only and is a professional model. The disease representation icons/images and animation are for illustrative purpose only.

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The list of diseases mentioned here are the diseases featuring in the list of preventable diseases by IAP (Indian Academy of Pediatrics) in their routine and catchup vaccination recommendations. There could be diseases beyond the list which could affect the child. Please consult your pediatrician for more information.
A public awareness initiative by GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited. Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai 400 030, India. Information appearing in this material is for general awareness only. Nothing contained in this material constitutes medical advice. Please consult your doctor for any medical queries, any question or concern you may have regarding your condition. The disease list indicated for vaccination is not complete, please consult your child’s Paediatrician for the complete vaccination schedule. The doctor shown in this material is being used for illustrative purpose only and is a professional model.
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