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No Need for Adult Tetanus, Diphtheria Shots

No Reason for 45% of Antibiotic Prescriptions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Countering a U.S. government advisory, a new study suggests that adults may not need regular booster shots for tetanus and diphtheria if they received a complete vaccination series as children. Researchers compared data gathered from millions …

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Measles Returns to California for 2020

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Feb. 10, 2020 — Measles has hit the Los Angeles area again, with five new confirmed cases. An international traveler who was not vaccinated had measles and exposed four local residents, public health officials confirm. Another case was confirmed in northern California on Friday, according to Jayleen Richards, a …

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