Vaccine approved against trio of illnesses

July 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Senior Health 

Seniors will be able to get a vaccine against three diseases in the future.

A new vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough for over-65s has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

The Boostrix vaccine will now be made available for public use following the completion of two clinical trials where over 1000 participants successfully received the drug.

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A Quote about Aging

"Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because youth is sweet and they are growing." - Aristotle

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