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Am J Med. 2011 Aug;124(8):698-701. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2010.07.032. Epub 2011 Jun 12.

Adult immunizations: update on recommendations.

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  • 1Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, USA.


The Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices recommends universal influenza vaccination for 2010-2011. Older adults should be offered protection against herpes zoster, and younger adults should receive immunization against human papilloma virus and pertussis. Hepatitis B vaccination should be encouraged in non-immune adults. Recommendations also address vaccinations for tetanus/diphtheria, hepatitis A, pneumococcus, measles/mumps/rubella, and meningococcus.

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