Surveillance of Vaccination Coverage among Adult Populations — United States, 2015

  title={Surveillance of Vaccination Coverage among Adult Populations — United States, 2015},
  author={W. Daniel Williams and Pengjun Lu and Alissa O’Halloran and David K. Kim and Lisa A. Grohskopf and Tamara Pilishvili and Tami H. Skoff and Noele P. Nelson and Rafael Harpaz and Lauri Ellen Markowitz and Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz and Amy Parker Fiebelkorn},
  booktitle={Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Surveillance summaries},
PROBLEM/CONDITION Overall, the prevalence of illness attributable to vaccine-preventable diseases is greater among adults than among children. Adults are recommended to receive vaccinations based on their age, underlying medical conditions, lifestyle, prior vaccinations, and other considerations. Updated vaccination recommendations from CDC are published annually in the U.S. Adult Immunization Schedule. Despite longstanding recommendations for use of many vaccines, vaccination coverage among U… CONTINUE READING
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