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Ask the Doctors - Should adults be vaccinated against measles?

May 24, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Should adults be vaccinated against measles?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: I’ve been reading about measles outbreaks in the U.S and abroad. Are these new cases really all that dangerous? As an adult, should I get vaccinated? Measles is an ancient and highly contagious respiratory infection. It has inspired fear and dread from its earliest written references, which date all the way back to […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, measles, measles complications, measles symptoms, measles vaccination, measles virus, rubeola, subacute sclerosing panencephalitis


What vaccinations are routinely recommended for adults, adolescents, and children?

February 26, 2016

What vaccinations are routinely recommended for adults, adolescents, and children?

By uclahealth uclahealth

According to the CDC, there are many diseases that have recommended vaccination schedules. The goal is for all U.S. citizens to receive these vaccinations to prevent the spread of these infectious diseases, and ultimately to eradicate them. Specific vaccine recommendations vary depending on age, geographic location, and other risk factors. Many basic vaccinations are often given […]

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Tags: chicken pox, childrens health, diphtheria, flu, hepatitis a, hepatitis b, HPV, immunization, measles, meningitis, meningococcal meningitis, mumps