Vaccination Rate Of US Adults Are Not Sufficient – Part 3 of 3
According to the surveys, 87 percent of doctors said they discussed vaccines with every patient, but 47 percent of patients command their doctor never talked to them about vaccinations except for the flu vaccine. “We really need, as health tribulation providers, to do a better job of conveying the importance of immunization to our adult patients”.
Commenting on the CDC report, infectious disease expert Dr Marc Siegel, an associate professor of medicine at New York University in New York City “the CDC examine hits the heart of the problem. Doctors are not having enough conversations about vaccines with their patients”.
Siegel said the main point of getting vaccinated is to shield your family. “Vaccines are a method of creating a barrier that protects your family and other families. That’s the reason for vaccines – to create a ring of immunity. There are reemerging infectious diseases for example whooping cough, measles and mumps that you need to be vaccinated against men’s health. It’s something you got to talk to your doctor about, because the disease is more dangerous than the vaccine”.