OK this is news to me. I was very happy with myself this year because I got a flu shot.
I did not know there was a list of vaccinations that adults should be getting.
Well I did know that older adult should be getting a flu shot and a pneumonia shot.
But the rest of this information is news to me.
Whooping cough? Kids get that right or did in the old days?
Shingles something that goes on the roof of your home?
“In a new report, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) proclaims that American adults are receiving vaccinations for whooping cough, shingles, and pneumonia at “unacceptably low” rates.
While the report found increases in the number of Americans receiving TDAP — tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis — and HPV vaccines, it also concluded that there was “little improvement in coverage for the other vaccines among adults in the United States.” CDC officials told reporters that the low vaccination rates could have to do with confusion over the proper vaccination schedules:..” Think Progress Health
I think they need some public service announcements on TV and radio about it.
Of course if Americans had health care their doctors could tell them.