New vaccines have been licensed for hepatitis A, varicella, and typhoid. This paper reviews these vaccines and their recommended uses in adults. Special attention is given to a new national policy establishing age 50 years as a time for review of preventive health measures with emphasis on evaluating risk factors that indicate a need for pneumococcal vaccine and the initiation of annual influenza immunization.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Annals of internal medicine|
|Issue number||1 I|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1996|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Internal Medicine