Vaccines for Adults: Prevention of Infectious Diseases
Why vaccines are necessary in adults as our population demographics shifts to more older people.
We often think of vaccines being only for children but Dr. Eliseo Perez-Stable, an expert on the prevention of infectious diseases, explains that adults need to keep vaccinations and booster shots current too. He reviews vaccines for seasonal and H1N1 flu, pneumonia, shingles, some cancers, pertussis and others. Series: UCSF Mini Medical School for the Public [12/2010] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 19619]