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Vaccines are the best way to protect yourself, your loved ones and even your community against many dangerous diseases. Vaccines are not just for children. In fact, according to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, vaccine-preventable diseases (such as flu and pneumonia) now kill more adults than children in the U.S. No one wants to get sick and miss weeks of work, school or spending time with family and friends. By getting vaccinated, you can stay healthier and prevent spreading disease to everyone around you. If your healthcare provider doesn’t bring up the topic of vaccines, be sure to ask. Here are some of the more Frequently Asked Questions about vaccines.

The CDC recommends that all adults receive:

You may need other vaccines as an adult based on factors the factors listed below.


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