Adults have vaccination needs they often neglect, doctors say

March 16, 2015 12:38 PM

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Adults have vaccination needs they often neglect, doctors say

A new push is on to get more adults vaccinated against devastating diseases like pneumonia, shingles and whooping cough.

Public-health officials and infectious-disease experts are working with physicians, health plans and drugstore chains to better educate adults about what shots they need—and make sure they follow up. State health departments are expanding the use of registries to better document patient vaccine reco...

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