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Friday

22

January 2010

Important facts about teen immunizations

by At-Risk.org Staff, on body, cancer, chickenpox, diseases, hepatitis, immune system, important facts, infection, measles, mumps, rubella, teen, teen immunizations, teens vaccinated, tetanus, vaccination, vaccine

So, why are immunizations important for teens? Teen immunization is important because more and more teens are exposed to diseases such as measles, whooping cough, and mumps, among others. This is because humans can get around more easily due to advances in technology and since these diseases are highly infectious, they spread very fast. If many teens are immunized, these diseases will not spread as fast. Some of the diseases…