Most Adults Not Getting Necessary Vaccinations

Public health experts say they're concerned about the low number of U.S. adults who receive recommended vaccinations -- and in particular about seniors who aren't immunized against pneumonia. As of 2008, one-third of people 65 and older had not received the pneumococcal vaccine, according to a report issued by the Trust for America's Health (TFAH), the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. In 36 states, 30 percent or more of their older...Full Story
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