Vaccinations are not just for children – Vaccination Awareness Month

But measles still affects about 23 million people worldwide each year and kills about 480,000 of them. A single case of illness will remain a case if everyone around the infected person is immune. If you are not a single case can turn into epidemics.For the study, Bhattacharya’s team collected data on 30,937 women who had miscarriages in their first pregnancy and then got pregnant again. These women have been observed in Scottish hospitals between 1981 and 2000.

Vaccinations against more than a dozen diseases are recommended for a person’s life – from childhood to old age. National Immunization Awareness Month is designed to educate people that the vaccines recommended for children to have, children, adolescents, adults and seniors, are essential to protect not only individual health but the health of those around.

As a parent program dates back to the school to take their children to school was in need of vaccinations is a good time to remind adults of the importance of having their own vaccinations, the Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Damon T. Many adults do not realize that one and the Td vaccine or booster should be administered every 10 years.

Last August National Immunization Awareness month, I encourage adults to check their vaccination and ensure they receive all recommended vaccines.