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Vaccines and Immunizations

Vaccines and immunizations aren't just for kids. Learn what is recommended for who (and when) and the significant role shots can play in keeping you healthy.
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How Will My Health Insurance Cover a COVID-19 Vaccine?
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What Is the Vaccine Court and How Does It Work?
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How Do Vaccines Work, Exactly?
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How to Prevent the Zika Virus
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Top 20 Vaccines You Should Know About
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Mandatory vs. Recommended Vaccinations
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UTI Vaccine Shows Promise
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What to Know About the Typhoid Vaccine
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Medicare Covers These Vaccines: Is It Worth a Shot?
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Tips to Avoid Hospital Infections
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Recommended Vaccinations for Healthcare Workers
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Safety of the MMR Vaccine for Kids With Egg Allergies
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Why Do Some Kids Need Two Flu Shots?
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Flu Shots: Timing, Side Effects, and More
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Who Should Not Get Flu Shots
Young man smiles in relief at pharmacist after flu vaccination
Afluria Flu Vaccine Jet Injector: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Precautions
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Why Isn't There a Vaccine for the Common Cold?
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Survey: Effective Vaccine Conversations Rely on Open Communication
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5 Vaccines All Grandparents Should Get
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Vaccines in People Allergic to Eggs: What's Safe?
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Common Side Effects of the Influenza Vaccine
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When is it Too Late to Get a Flu Shot?
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Should You Get a Flu Shot If You Have an Egg Allergy?
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How to Prevent the Risk of Infectious Diseases
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Can I Get A Flu Shot While Sick?
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Do Vaccines Contain Aborted Fetal Tissue?
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How Smallpox Vaccine Helped Win the American Revolution
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Why Is It So Hard to Make an HIV Vaccine?
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Preventing Chickenpox: Avoidance and Vaccination
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Study Shows Gardasil to Be Highly Effective
Woman administering a vaccine
Overview of Inactivated Vaccines
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What You Need to Know About Live Virus Vaccines
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Tamiflu and Its Safe Use for Kids
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Taking Tamiflu to Treat the Flu
Parents holding baby girl while pediatrician prepares vaccination
The MMR Vaccination-Autism Controversy
teenage boy bracing himself for injection from a doctor
Overview of HPV Vaccine Gardasil 9 for Boys
Young boy getting a shot
Does Your Child Need a Flu Shot?
Cervical Cancer Vaccine
Recommended Immunization Schedule for Teens
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Measles Prevention
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Recommended Vaccines for Adults
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Why You May Still Get Sick After a Flu Shot
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How Often Do You Need Tetanus Booster Shots?
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Infection Prevention Control in Hospitals
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Is a Preservative-Free Flu Vaccine Safer?
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Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Children Can Have Autism
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How Long Does a Flu Shot Last?
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What You Need to Know About Tdap, DPT and Tetanus Shots
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How Flu Shots Work and Why They Sometimes Don't
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Do I Need the Pneumonia Shot If I Have Asthma?
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Essential Facts About the Tdap Vaccine
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Latest CDC Flu Shot Recommendations and Guidelines
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How to Talk to a Vaccine Skeptic
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History and Future of Infectious Disease Eradication
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What You Need to Know About the DTaP Vaccine
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Preventing Shingles: Avoidance and Vaccination
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Who Makes the Childhood Vaccine Schedule?
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The Difference Between Immunization and Vaccination
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History of the Anti-Vaccine Movement
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Who Is at Risk From Unvaccinated Kids?