'Immunity can wear off over time': Doctors highlight undervaccination in adults

Vaccinations are commonly considered a childhood health issue, but if adults think they're protected, doctors say that's not always the case. Some adults may need a vaccination booster for highly contagious infectious diseases like measles.
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