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Foreign Language Terms- Aids to Translating Foreign Immunization Records


Table 1 lists terms for vaccine-preventable diseases, vaccines, and other items that might be found on an immunization record, by language.

Table 2 lists the names of specific vaccines that are used, or have been used, internationally, along with the manufacturer and country or region, when known.

Primary Toolkit:

Immunization Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Immunization, Infectious Diseases


Institutional Author:

Massachusetts Department of Health




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