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Japanese Vaccination Schedule

A few mothers asked me about the differences in the US and Japanese Vaccination Schedules. I hope this post helps clarify the issue. Click on the links below for the U.S. and Japanese Immunization/Vaccination Schedules. The immunization price list for Dr. Kurosu at Primary Care Tokyo in Shimokitazawa is listed at the bottom of the post (The fee for immunizations in Japan vary by doctor. Please ask your pediatrician for a copy of their price list).

*** 4/2012 UPDATE: I found the Japanese Immunization Schedule in English. Click here. ***

U.S. Vaccination Schedule:
Website: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/downloads/parent-ver-sch-0-6yrs.pdf

Japanese Immunization Schedule (*In Japanese only. See below for the translation)
Website: http://www.know-vpd.jp/dl/schedule_postrota.pdf

Hepatitis B
Rotavirus
Hib
PCV 7
DPT
BCG
Polio
MR (Measles & Rubella)
Mumps
Chicken Pox
Encephalitis
Flu/Influenza

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Japanese Vaccination Schedule

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  1. Hi. What pharmaceutical companies make the MUMPS vaccine in Japan? I called Merck Japan and they said they dont make it.

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