Td is the vaccine given to children over six and adults as boosters for immunity to diphtheria and tetanus.
- Vaccination, varicella
See Chickenpox immunization.
- Vaccination, yellow fever
A live attenuated (weakened) viral vaccine that is recommended for people traveling to or living in tropical areas in the Americas and Africa where yellow fever occurs. Because it is a live vaccine, it should not be given to infants or people with immune-system problems. Yellow fever is an acute systemic (bodywide) illness caused by […]
- Vaccine, flu
Everyone age 65 or more; People with chronic diseases of the heart; People with chronic diseases of the lung; People with chronic diseases of the kidneys; People with diabetes; People with immunosuppression; People with severe forms of anemia; Residents of nursing homes and other chronic-care facilities; Children and teenagers receiving long-term aspirin therapy (who may […]
- Vaccine, German measles
A vaccine designed to prevent rubella, or German measles. German measles was once seen merely as a child’s unpleasant rite of passage. It was thought to be a mild malady that was usually over and done in three days. So what? Then an outbreak of rubella began in 1964. It lasted two years and infected […]
- Vaccine, inactivated polio
Polio vaccine, inactivated.