TITLE

Immunization Facts: Adult Need Their Shots

AUTHOR(S)
Kumar, Dinesh; Langer, Bhavana; Singh, Zorawar
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
JK Science;Jan-Mar2009, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of immunization in protecting large adult populations from diseases. It notes that the diseases which need adult vaccination include hepatitis B, influenza and chickenpox. It examines the need to introduce adult immunization practices and policies in undergraduate and post-graduate curricula around the world. It explains that the failure to respond infectious diseases due to inadequate immunization could lead to unnecessary costs in terms of hospitalization and treatment.
ACCESSION #
43450295

 

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