R. Morgan Griffin
Louise Chang, MD
Keeping up-to-date with your immunizations can be difficult. From when you had your last tetanus booster to whether you should get the flu vaccine, it's easy to lose track of which vaccinations you've had and which you need.
But you should keep tabs on your immunization history. Better to do it now than wait until after you step on that rusty nail or find yourself with adult chickenpox.
Following is a rundown of the vaccinations recommended in the CDC's Adult Immunization Schedule for 2010.
Travelers to some parts of the world or people with professions that bring them into contact with animals might need other vaccines. Be sure to ask your health care provider about which immunizations you need.
SOURCE:News release, FDA.
CDC: "Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule-United States, 2010."
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