By Desiree Miller, GALTime.com Staff
You keep up with your child's vaccinations like clockwork. But did you know there are some vaccines adults need, too? Leading medical experts say many of us aren't doing a good job keeping up with these critical shots and it's dangerous. American adults are dying because they didn't roll up their sleeves and many others are getting very sick because of it. Leanne Flaig-Hutchinson knows all about it after a serious health threat last year. "I was scared to death that, yes, I was going to die. I had severe chills. My bones were aching from my head to my toes."
She had to be treated for swine flu and her case was complicated by pneumonia, something that could have been avoided if she had received the pneumonia vaccine. You see, she has a chronic condition that impacts her autoimmune system. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that people with chronic conditions get the pneumonia vaccine, but Leanne didn't know. TheRead More »from Adult Vaccinations: Why Aren't We Getting What We Need?