Adults need to take seriously vaccines for other diseases besides covid-19 and flu

Thousands of them get sick annually from illnesses — such as pertussis, shingles, human papillomavirus and pneumonia — that could have been prevented by vaccination.
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Two days after the first case of the new Omicron Covid-19 variant was officially confirmed in Massachusetts, the head of the state's largest hospital system stressed the importance of vaccines and masks.
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