New measles and whooping cough vaccination guidelines for adults!

Changes! Changes! The governing body on immunization practices met last week. Many babies are becoming ill with pertussis and the pregnant mom can help. The pertussis vaccine is considered safe for pregnant women and may give immunity to their young babies before they can make an immune response to their vaccines at the 2,4, and 6 month well child check visits. Measles is coming home as a travel souvenir , so some adults may need a booster of that before international travel.

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I have been practicing as a family physician for over 20 years--as both an educator of physicians and clinician. From infancy to the elderly, I perform obstetrics and general medicine. I love my career and am passionate about my field of knowledge and my patients. Follow me on Facebook at Leslie Md Greenberg Medical Disclaimer The content of this website is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended as, nor should it be considered a substitute for, professional medical advice. Do not use the information on this website for diagnosing or treating any medical or health condition. If you have or suspect you have a medical problem, promptly contact your professional healthcare provider.
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