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VaccineSmarts: Keep children on vaccine schedule

Galveston County Daily News, September 3, 2013

In the latest VaccineSmarts column by Dr. Richard Rupp and Bridget Hawkins of UTMB’s Sealy Center for Vaccine Development: Vaccinating family members and close contacts to protect a vulnerable person is called cocooning. Some people worry that they can spread the live vaccine’s virus to someone with a weak immune system. That really doesn’t happen. The exceptions are with the nasal influenza and varicella vaccines.

 




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