Luxembourg: Recommended vaccinations
  General recommendation
  Recommendation for specific groups only
  Catch-up (e.g. if previous doses missed)
 
Vaccination not funded by the National Health system
 
Mandatory vaccination
BirthMonthsYears
23412131415-235-6912131415-16171864≥ 65
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)1
COVID-191
rotavirus infection
ROTA
ROTA
diphtheria
D
D
D
D
D
d2
tetanus
TT
TT
TT
TT
TT
TT2
pertussis
acP
acP
acP
acP
acP
acP2
poliomyelitis
IPV
IPV
IPV
IPV
IPV
IPV2
Haemophilus influenzae type b infection
Hib
Hib
Hib
Hib
hepatitis B
HepB3
HepB
HepB
HepB
HepB4
pneumococcal disease
PCV
PCV
PCV
PCV
PCV5
PCV6
meningococcal disease
MenB7
MenC
MenB8
MenC9
MenB8
measles
MEAS
MEAS
MEAS10
mumps
MUMPS
MUMPS
MUMPS10
rubella
RUBE
RUBE
RUBE10
varicella
VAR
VAR
human papillomavirus infection
HPV (F/M)11
HPV (F/M)12
influenza
IIV4

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Footnotes:

  1. https://covid19.public.lu/fr/vaccination.html
  2. Subsequent Tdacp-IPV booster every 10 years
  3. Babies born to a mother infected with hepatitis B will be offered a first dose at birth
  4. if no history of vaccination
  5. For individuals from 18 years of age, immunosupporessed or with specific conditons putting them at risk of severe pneumococcal infection the following recommendations apply: For people aged 65 years of age, update to the pneumococcal recommendations based on prior vaccination. please refer to the full recommendation available here: https://sante.public.lu/dam-assets/fr/espace-professionnel/recommandations/conseil-maladies-infectieuses/infection-pneumocoques/csmi-recommandation-vaccination-pcv-personnes-agees-ou-a-risque.pdf
  6. For people aged 65 years of age, update to the pneumococcal recommendations based on prior vaccination. please refer to the full recommendation available here: https://sante.public.lu/dam-assets/fr/espace-professionnel/recommandations/conseil-maladies-infectieuses/infection-pneumocoques/csmi-recommandation-vaccination-pcv-personnes-agees-ou-a-risque.pdf
  7. Two/three doses recommended in at-risk groups, depending on age. Further information available at: https://sante.public.lu/fr/espace-professionnel/recommandations/conseil-maladies-infectieuses/meningite.html
  8. Two/three doses recommended in at-risk groups, depending on age. Further information available at: http://sante.public.lu/fr/espace-professionnel/recommandations/conseil-maladies-infectieuses/meningite/2018-avis-vaccination-meningocoque-groupe-b.pdf
  9. see https://sante.public.lu/fr/espace-professionnel/recommandations/conseil-maladies-infectieuses/meningite.html
  10. Given the resurgence of measles, all adults born after 1980 who have not received two doses of measles, mumps and rubella vaccines should recall the MMR vaccine
  11. 9-valent. Gender-neutral (boys and girls) vaccination offered. Two doses with 6 months interval
  12. Three doses


More information available at:
https://sante.public.lu/fr/espace-citoyen/dossiers-thematiques/v/vaccination/calendrier-vaccinal.html


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ADDITIONAL COMMENT
All infant vaccinations in Luxembourg are given free of charge. All subsequent adult vaccinations are not free of charge.

MAJOR HISTORICAL CHANGES
1986: The combined MMR vaccine was introduced in the national childhood vaccination schedule and recommended at 15-18 months of age
1994: The second MMR dose was introduced in the national childhood vaccination schedule and recommended at 5-7 years
2008: March 2008. HPV vaccination was introduced in the national childhood vaccination schedule for females aged 12 years with a catch-up programme up to 18 years of age
2018: MenC 2nd dose introduced at 15-16 years; MenB introduced for increased risk groups
2022: Update to the pneumococcal vaccination policy. use of PCV20. refer to https://sante.public.lu/dam-assets/fr/espace-professionnel/recommandations/conseil-maladies-infectieuses/infection-pneumocoques/csmi-recommandation-vaccination-pcv-personnes-agees-ou-a-risque.pdf

Date of last update: 10 oct. 2022

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