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Description:In this image, a qualified healthcare practitioner was in the process of administering an intramuscular immunization to a middle-aged man, using the man’s left shoulder muscle as the injection site. The physician immobilized the injection area with her free hand.
Vaccines are important for adult and adolescents as well as children. Vaccine recommendations for adolescents and adults are based on a variety of factors including age, overall health status, and medical history.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Judy Schmidt
Creation Date:2006
Photo Credit:James Gathany
Links:CDC – Nat. Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases; Vaccines and Immunizations
CDC – National Immunization Program (NIP); Immunization Schedules
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