hvA replacement whooping cough vaccine and an additional jab for babies are among the the latest developments and procedures in vaccinations, now published in the Department of Health's March 2014 Vaccine Update.

In order to protect newborns from pertussis, pregnant women will now get a Boostrix IPV, replacing Repevax, and Infanrix IPV/Hib is being introduced alongside Pediacel as an infant primary vaccine. Download the document at www.gov.uk/government/publications/vaccine-update-issue-213-march-2014