Adult Vaccinations Protect Children

August 19, 2011
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday)

Regular vaccinations for adults can help protect children, seniors and people with weakened immune systems, but few American adults get the recommended immunizations, experts say.

A recent report from the non-profit Trust for America's Healthfound that less than one-third of adults in the United States get an annual flu shot and only 2 percent are vaccinated against tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough.


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