- Gardasil human papillomavirus vaccine is now suggested for boys. Previously recommended only for girls.
- There are 2 new recommendations for boosting the bacterial meningitis vaccine: children at high risk should get the shot as early as age 2 and as late as age 6. Children not at high risk should get the first shot at age 11 or 12 (or ages 13 to 18 if not previously vaccinated).
- Preference for combination vaccines over separate injections of vaccine components.
CDC, Get The Picture: Child Immunizations.
New Schedule for Childhood Vaccines. WebMD.