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adult immunization

The administration of vaccines to prevent clinical infection in adulthood; 'The contrast between the impact of vaccine-
preventable diseases of adults compared with those of children is striking. Each yr, < 500 persons in the U.S. die of vaccine-preventable
diseases of childhood … 50,000 to 70,000 adults die of influenza, pneumococcal infections, HBV
. Cf Childhood immunization.
Adult immunization
Infections Annual
deaths
Vaccine
efficacy
Current
vaccine use
Preventable
deaths
Pneumococci 40,000 60% 20% 19,200
Influenza 20,000 70% 41% 8,260
HBV 5000 90% 10% 4,050
MMR <30 95% variable <30
Tetanus-diphtheria <25 99% 40% <15
Measles-mumps-rubella. From JAMA 1994; 272:1133
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If ACIP's new guideline is approved, it will be published as part of the CDC's updated varicella statement and also in ACIP's Adult Immunization Schedule, due in October.
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adult population is being vaccinated in disappointingly poor numbers, with some adult immunization rates barely breaking the 2 percent range.

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