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Teen And Pre-Teen Vaccines You Must Know About

on Monday, 09 January 2012. Posted in Know Your Vaccines, Editor's Pick, Teen health, Kid's Health Written By: Archana Mahendra

Has your teenager been administered all the necessary vaccines?

Teen And Pre-Teen Vaccines You Must Know About

Parents tend to follow their infant’s immunization schedule religiously; but often forget to follow up with their medical consultants if the same child needs immunization during the preteen and teenage years.

Vaccines are necessary in later years too. As the child grows older, the protection offered by childhood vaccines begins to wear and hence boosters are required for the same. Preteens and teens are also at higher risk for some infections, as they live in close contact with others in classrooms and dormitories and thus the need vaccination.