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Why do adults need immunization?, Adults may need immunizations for a number of reasons including: to provide a booster against waning immunity, e.g. tetanus; to protect against diseases more common in adults, e.g. herpes zoster; to protect those who may be too young or too vulnerable to be...
Immunizations are not just for children. All adults need to be vaccinated to stay healthy. Find out what vaccines you need by taking the PEI Adult Immunization Self-Assessment Tool ., Adult Vaccine Schedules, Adults, 18 to 64 years of age Adults, 65 years of age and older Adults at high risk due...
This report describes PEI’s Childhood Immunization Program (children under 18 years of age) and presents children’s immunization rates at three critical points in time: by two years; prior to Grade 1 entry; and school-based immunization.
Diphtheria, is caused by bacteria that infect the nose and throat. These bacteria release a poison that may cause breathing problems due to the throat closing over as a result of a grayish membrane developing. In addition, heart failure and paralysis may occur. The bacteria which causes diphtheria...
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