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Why Adults Shouldn’t Skip Vaccines

Often, the conversation about vaccines is centered on children — as vaccines are still believed by some to cause autism, though studies have disproved this link — but the recent resurgence of measles, whooping cough and other diseases has highlighted the value of vaccinations for adults as well.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 644 measles cases in 2014, the largest number of confirmed cases since the disease was officially eliminated from the U.S. in 2000. And in 2012, 48,277 people developed whooping cough, the highest number seen since 1955.

“It is extremely important for adults to be current with their vaccines,” says Dr. Richard…

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