Doctors remind adults that vaccines are not just for kids

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Doctors are reminding adults that vaccines are not just for children ....
The message comes as part of National Immunization Awareness Month, observed every August.
The American College of Physicians says vaccines are safe, and protect against serious illnesses like the flu, measles and pneumonia.
And vaccines are especially important for older adults and those with compromised immune systems.
Besides the flu vaccine other important immunizations for adults include T-dap, pneumococcal, HPV, hepatitis B and shingles vaccine.
To see the recommended vaccine schedule for adults go to: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/hcp/imz/adult.html
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