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Should people around my baby get vaccinated?

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: YES

Yes, part of a good vaccination schedule is intended not just to protect those who get the vaccines, but also all those around the person getting the vaccine.
Pertussis is a great example of that. Adults should get a tetanus shot called tdap, which includes pertussis protection. This helps prevent spread from adults to more susceptible infants. Get a flu shot yearly as well!

In brief: YES

Yes, part of a good vaccination schedule is intended not just to protect those who get the vaccines, but also all those around the person getting the vaccine.
Pertussis is a great example of that. Adults should get a tetanus shot called tdap, which includes pertussis protection. This helps prevent spread from adults to more susceptible infants. Get a flu shot yearly as well!
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

All adults caring for your baby should have received their tdap vaccine (tetanus and pertussis booster).
 all household members should also get a seasonal flu vaccine.

In brief: Yes

All adults caring for your baby should have received their tdap vaccine (tetanus and pertussis booster).
 all household members should also get a seasonal flu vaccine.
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
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