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Aging and Immunity: The Important Role of Vaccines

Many aging adults are not up to date on recommended immunizations, leaving them at risk of illnesses such as pneumococcal disease, tetanus, and shingles. By educating patients about their risks, providers can help to improve and maintain their patients' immunity in later years.

DHS Memo on Vaccines Recommended During Pregnancy

The WAFP has signed on to a recent memo from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, stressing the importance of vaccines during pregnancy for both mother and infant.

Limited interoperability in healthcare can make vaccine record-keeping a challenge.

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) reports that HPV cancers and genital warts have decreased by 71% among teen girls.

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