Whooping cough can make pēpi very sick and some pēpi can die. Having whooping cough immunisation in pregnancy protects pēpi in their first weeks of life. Start immunising pēpi the day they turn 6 weeks old to keep protecting them.
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a very common virus in the winter and spring months in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is one of many viruses that cause infections of the respiratory tract - the parts of the body related to breathing.
Protect tamariki aganist measles. It can be very dangerous and spreads faster than almost any other disease. If you're unsure whether your child has had their MMR immunisation, check with your Well Child Tamariki Ora provider or GP practice.