Introduction to adult immunization in the U.S.
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Introduction to adult immunization in the U.S.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English


  • Immunization -- United States.

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StatementCenters for Disease Control.
ContributionsCenters for Disease Control (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p. ;
Number of Pages10
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Open LibraryOL17669498M

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References Johnson DR, Nichol KL, Lipczynski K. Barriers to adult immunization. The American Journal of Medicine ;ss Burns IT, Zimmerman RK. In the first few decades of the formation of the national immunization partnership, the federal role was limited primarily to the purchase of vaccines that would allow the states to meet the needs of disadvantaged children (see Appendix B for a chronology of the U.S. immunization system). Over time, the federal role gradually expanded to. introduction of these vaccines, rates of diseases, such as meningitis (caused by Haemophilus influenzae type b), polio, rubella, and diphtheria have declined by 95 to percent. Before we had vaccines, hundreds of thousands of children got infected and thousands died in the U.S. Prior to the introduction of hepatitis A vaccine, about one-third of the hepatitis A cases in the U.S. occurred in children 5 to 14 years of age. The lowest rate of infection was in adults more than 40 years old. The rates of infection and disease were much greater in some areas of the country than others. Available Vaccines.