Mom holding baby in doctor's office on patient table, vaccines

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new children’s vaccine, Vaxelis, to protect kids from six diseases, according to TODAY.

The vaccine was developed by Sanofi in partnership with Merck. Vaxelis is for kids 6 weeks to 4 years old and is designed to keep them from contracting diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis, hepatitis B and Hib, a disease due to haemophilus influenzae type B.

Sanofi and Merck are currently working on the production and supply of the vaccine, with plans for it to be available in 2020 or later.

Vaxelis will…

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