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August marks Immunization Awareness Month

August 06, 2019 04:19 AM

Doctors are reminding adults that vaccines are not just for children. This comes as part of National Immunization Awareness Month - observed every August.    

The American College of Physicians says vaccines are safe, and protect against serious illnesses, like the flu, measles, and pneumonia.    

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Vaccines are especially important for older adults, and those with compromised immune systems.

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