CDC's Adult Vaccination web site. The specific vaccines you need as an adult are determined by factors such as your age, lifestyle, risk conditions, locations of travel, and previous vaccines. The 2019 update to the ACIP immunization schedule for adults (age, ≥19) includes a few scientific changes and a few design changes intended to make an increasingly complicated algorithm a little easier for clinicians to master. We have reprinted the age-specific recommended immunization table. The Author: Abigail Zuger.
The once-a-year flu vaccine is a must for older adults. Up to 85 percent of seasonal flu-related deaths are for people 65 and older, according to the CDC. Most travelers will only need routine vaccinations, and these include:MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) Vaccine – Over the last decade, TDaP (Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis) Vaccine – Due in part to immigration patterns, Flu Vaccine – Europe was hit especially hard by the flu this year.