Today’s Infectious Disease News (4/22/19)

CDC Urges Some 1960s Measles Vaccine Recipients to Get Revaccinated

A new advisory from the CDC warns that a portion of Americans who were vaccinated against measles between 1963 and 1967 are not protected against the disease. For those who are not sure whether they received the live attenuated form, which is the effective version, or discontinued inactivated form of the vaccine, health officials strongly recommend that you get revaccinated. Getting vaccinated again presents no risks,

Full Story: Forbes

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