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What vaccines are covered?

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Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTP, DTaP, DT, TT, or Td), measles, mumps, rubella (MMR or any components), and polio (OPV or IPV). Effective August 6, 1997, hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenza type b, and varicella vaccines were added for coverage under the VICP. Rotavirus vaccine was added for coverage under the VICP, effective October 22, 1998. On May 22, 2001, the Secretary published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the addition of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines to the Vaccine Injury Table under Category XIII with an effective date of December 18, 1999. (66 Fed. Reg. 28166-01 May 22, 2001)). The Secretary plans to include pneumococccal conjugate vaccines as a separate and distinct category on the Vaccine Injury Table through the rulemaking process, in order to comply with legal requirements. For the purpose of potential petitioners filing claims concerning pneumococcal conjugate vaccines, however, this category of vaccines is now covered by the VICP (under the Table’s br

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