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Wondering which vaccines you need as an adult? Here's help finding out which vaccines you need.
You're not a kid anymore, so you don't have to worry about shots, right? Wrong. Find out how to stay on top of your vaccines.
Vaccines for adults are recommended based on your age, prior vaccinations, health, lifestyle, occupation and where you travel.
The schedule is updated every year, and changes range from the addition of a new vaccine to tweaks of current recommendations. To determine exactly which vaccines you need now and which vaccines are coming up, check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website.
Several factors can affect whether you should get certain vaccines — or wait before getting them. Be sure to tell your doctor if you:
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