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Get a Flu Shot: Quick Guide to Healthy LivingThe best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu shot. Adults age 50 and older should get a flu shot every year.... Details >National Health Information Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesGet a Pneumonia Shot: Quick Guide to Healthy LivingPneumonia is a serious illness. It can lead to infections of the lungs, the blood, or the brain. Don’t wait – talk to your doctor about the pneumonia shot.... Details >National Health Information Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesAdult Immunization ScheduleImmunity can begin to fade over time, and as we age, we become more susceptible to serious disease caused by common infections (e.g., flu, pneumococcus). This table lists vaccines needed by all adults... Details >National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionAmerican Indian / Alaskan Native Vaccination: Protect the Circle of Life: Immunize Our NationsImmunization can protect Natives from vaccine-preventable diseases that continue to threaten Native people at a much higher rate than other ethnicities. This publication discusses American Indian/Alas... Details >National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionAmerican Indians & Alaska Natives and Immunizations Vaccines can prevent the debilitating and in some cases fatal effects of infectious disease. ... Details >U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesAsian Americans & Pacific Islanders and Immunizations Vaccines can prevent the debilitating and in some cases fatal effects of infectious disease. ... Details >U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesAvian Influenza VaccinesLearn about the development of vaccines to protect against avian influenza (bird flu).... Details >Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesChild & Adolescent Immunization SchedulesThe Schedules lists the ages (birth through 6 years old and 7 through 18 years old) for when each vaccine or series of shots is to be given. If your child or adolescent has missed any shots, consult t... Details >National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and PreventionChildhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them A vaccine is a medicine that's given to help prevent a disease. Vaccines not only help keep your child healthy, they help all children by stamping out serious childhood diseases.
... Details >American Academy of Family PhysiciansControlling Whooping Cough OutbreaksWith the number of reported outbreaks of whooping cough (pertussis) on the rise in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says there is a need to protect adolescents a... Details >U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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