The Wellcast

The Importance of Adult Vaccinations

March 20, 20175 min
Unfortunately just because you're an adult doesn't mean you don't need vaccinations. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the specific immunizations you need as an adult are based off of your age, lifestyle, high-risk conditions, type and locations of travel, and previous immunizations. Vaccines work with your immune system by imitating an infection. Vaccines are made from weakened or dead germs that cause the disease, but they will not cause you to get it.Is it important to keep up on your vaccinations?Listen in as Dr. Leslie Swartz-Williams discusses adult vaccinations and the importance of keeping up with the current recommendations by the CDC.

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