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Vaccination timeline

Historical vaccine development and introduction of vaccines in the UK.


Vaccination timeline

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This updated timeline includes the latest introductions to the vaccination programme in the UK.

Published 4 October 2013
Last updated 10 October 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated to include the hexavalent combination vaccine (DTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB).
  2. Updated immunisation timeline includes the new 2015 meningococcal vaccines
  3. Updated to include full range of vaccines introduced between 1996 and 2010.
  4. Added flu vaccination for 4-year-olds.
  5. First published.