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I was just wondering if there was a place where you could find out what vax were done in the past. I was born in 1980 and I am curious as to what vax I received. I know I was fully vaxed and I know I got mmr.
i am not vaxing my dd but everytime I hear of someone getting meningitis or pertussis I start to doubt myself. I know there are some vax today that couldn't have been around back then and I'm fine. I just need some reassurance because everytime another person touches my dd I get nervous thinking she is going to catch something.

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If you were fully vaxed in the early 80's, then you received:

Oral polio
DTP
MMR
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1973, please?
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Is that the same for the late 80's?

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1973, please?
Same as the early 80's.

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Is that the same for the late 80's?
You may have gotten HIb at two years of age. The infant conjugate version didn't come out until a few years later.
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Prepare to be quite shocked!!


This is the schedule from 1983, which is probably quite similar to the mid 70's, I'm not sure when they added the MMR to the schedule. And a 2nd dose was added in a later schedule.

http://www.cdc.gov/nip/publications/...edule1983s.jpg

By 1989, a new vaccine, Hib was added, and it was only one dose at 18 months.

http://www.cdc.gov/nip/publications/...edule1989s.jpg
By 1994,

http://www.cdc.gov/nip/publications/...edule1994s.jpg

they added more doses of Hib, one more dose of MMR, and a new vax consisting of 3 doses, Heb B.

Prior to 1995, the childhood schedule was published periodically, as part of the ACIP's General Recommendations.

By 1996, varicella (chickenpox) was added to the schedule,

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00039897.htm

1999 brought another new vaccine to the schedule, and this was year I realized I knew nothing about the vaccines I had allowed to be injected into my children beginning in 1984.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00056261.htm

Rotashield vaccine was added this year, but then pulled due to several infants died and far more needed surgery to reconstruct their bowels because of this vaccine that appears to have been approved by people with severe conflicts of interest (one of the panel members held a patent to a rotavirus vaccine that was in production by another company. The approval of this vaccine would pave the way to $$$$$$ for his company's vax.)

3 doses of this vaccine were added the schedule in 1999.

By 2000, we see the rotavirus vax gone but Hep A added in selected areas.

No doubt this was only a temp measure until the drug company could lobby Hep A across the country, making it required for ALL children.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm4902a4.htm

By 2001, 4 doses of ANOTHER new vaccine was added to the schedule,

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5001a3.htm
Prevnar.

For 2001, ACIP, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Academy of Pediatrics have added pneumococcal conjugate vaccine to the schedule (2) and have extended the recommendation for the use of hepatitis A vaccine to include persons through age 18 years in selected geographic areas and in certain high-risk groups (3). Detailed recommendations for using vaccines are available from the manufacturers' package inserts, ACIP statements on specific vaccines, and the 2000 Red Book (5). ACIP statements for each recommended childhood vaccine can be viewed, downloaded, and printed from CDC's National Immunization Program World-Wide Web site,

http://www.cdc.gov/nip/publications/ACIP-list.htm.

By 2002, they sneak in influenza (flu vax) for hi risk children. Another temp move like the Hep A vax.

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5102a4.htm

By 2003, they have widened the recommendations for the flu vax, now being added to the group, all infants 6-23 months. Watch for this recommendation to widen even more as time goes on....

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwr...nizationa1.htm

By 2005, they got influenza recommended for all

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwr...nizationa1.htm

So by 2006, as we close out the year,

the drug companies were successful in getting Hep A and Influenza vaccines recommended for all.

http://www.cdc.gov/nip/recs/child-sc...olor-print.pdf

Quite a difference from the 1983 schedule!


http://books.nap.edu/books/030907029...43958940058001


More on then and now:

http://www.chop.edu/consumer/jsp/div...c.jsp?id=75700
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All of the 80's info is 'gone' now, anyone know where to find out the schedule for the 80's now????? Need it for a friend asap, thanks!!!
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I have my vaccine card from 1972--so, if you need early 80s, it sounds like it was the same. (If you need late, I can't help you!)

1972: DTP (3 months, 4 months, and 5 months), OPV, measles, mumps, rubella (MMR booster in 1989), TB test, and DT (for boosters). It's possible that OPV switched over to IPV at some point.
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http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/ima...edule1983s.jpg

Does that work for you?

(Here is the list of former schedules.)

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I know i got the oral polio, and i got whichever vax has the 4 needles on it... its like a button-- was that the mmr? I remember that one clearly at like 4 years old because the nurse slammed it on my arm so hard i still have scars.

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Smallpox. It is supposed to leave a scar. My mother had one.
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that would have been a TB test.
http://lungdiseases.about.com/od/tub..._tine_test.htm
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I know i got the oral polio, and i got whichever vax has the 4 needles on it... its like a button-- was that the mmr? I remember that one clearly at like 4 years old because the nurse slammed it on my arm so hard i still have scars.

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I know i got the oral polio, and i got whichever vax has the 4 needles on it... its like a button-- was that the mmr? I remember that one clearly at like 4 years old because the nurse slammed it on my arm so hard i still have scars.
I think this was the TB test of some kind??

Smallpox was given at birth...
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I know i got the oral polio, and i got whichever vax has the 4 needles on it... its like a button-- was that the mmr? I remember that one clearly at like 4 years old because the nurse slammed it on my arm so hard i still have scars.
I remember getting that one too, but I was older. I was born in 81 and I was at least 9 when I got that, because my mom delayed all our vax's till my youngest sister was 5. I don't have a scar though.

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Oh, you are right, it was a TB test. The smallpox thingie also had prongs. Silly me!
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When did they stop giving the smallpox vax? Early 70's?

I still have the scar on the back of my upper arm...
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oh i never got a small pox, the one that leaves that weird branded looking scar... i was born in 84.. the one i remember, i dont know, it was like a button, or maybe they called it a snakebite? 4 needles, painful. it was either MMR or DTP, lol.

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oh i never got a small pox, the one that leaves that weird branded looking scar... i was born in 84.. the one i remember, i dont know, it was like a button, or maybe they called it a snakebite? 4 needles, painful. it was either MMR or DTP, lol.
Yep...that was the TB test. It looked like a smilie face sorta. I remember it from kindergarten... they lined us all up and jabbed it into our lower forearm ...underside.
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Is that the same for the late 80's?
In the late 80s/early 90s my vaccine card says I got (to age 5):
Polio - 4 doses
DTaP - 5 doses
MMR - 2 doses
Hib - 1 dose

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When did they stop giving the smallpox vax? Early 70's?

I still have the scar on the back of my upper arm...
I don't know anyone born after 1970 who got the smallpox vaccination. I think it was being phased out around that time.
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http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/ima...edule1983s.jpg

Does that work for you?

(Here is the list of former schedules.)
THanks!
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so in 1983, they were only doing one dose of MMR, no booster?

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so in 1983, they were only doing one dose of MMR, no booster?
I was born in '83 and got a booster in '96.
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I was born in '83 and got a booster in '96.

Was that routine? Or was there a measles outbreak? Or what? Did most people born in the mid 70's, early 80's get 2 doses of MMR?

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Found a new link to the past schedules here, print out the info while you can...for future reference.

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/mmwrpubs.htm#3

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They used to give one MMR (or, each vaccine separately). There was some kind of measles outbreak in the 1980s, so they started requiring a booster before college. (That's my understanding anyway.)
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