Many parents believe that their babies might get the same disease the vaccine is supposed to prevent. This is not true. In fact, vaccines have reduced the impact of deadly diseases. Similarly, there are certain myths about the preservatives used in the vaccine. One of the most important vaccines administered in the first year is DTP which is now available in India as a hexavalent vaccine (preservative-free). And, it provides protection against 6 major childhood diseases. Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, Haemophilus Influenza B, and Hepatitis B. Check out the reasons why preservative-free vaccines are a better choice.