Posted in December 2014

The One about Vaccines: The Teen Years (TDaP, MCV, and HPV)

The One about Vaccines: The Teen Years (TDaP, MCV, and HPV)

During the grade school years, children receive a nice break from routine vaccines (with the exception of yearly influenza vaccination), but come middle school ages, it is time for boosting immunity against Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (TdaP), introducing the meningococcal vaccine, and discussing protection from Human Papilloma Virus (HPV).   Let’s go through these one … Continue reading