Now females need the new ( and controversial for the desire to administer it to girls in 6ith grade) HPV vaccine!

Green card applicants have been required to have vaccinations for the following:

mumps, measles, rubella, polio, tetanus and diphtheria toxoids, pertussis, influenzae Type B (HIB), hepatitis B, varicella, pneumococcal, and influenza.

Now, begining August 1st 2008, approval of I-485 needs these extra vaccines:

rotavirus, hepatitis A (for young children), meningococcal, human papillomavirus (HPV) ( recommended for females 11 to 26 ) and zoster vaccines ( (for shingles- needed for those over 60 years of age )

As such, the Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, has been revised to reflect the new vaccination requirements. The revised ( June 5, 2008 edition of Form I-693 for medical examinations) to be completed, must be used for medical exams completed on or after August 1, 2008.

More informations:

CDC vaccines page

Information for Surgeons

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