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  1. Why do adults need vaccinations?
    You need vaccinations because they protect you from illness and death caused by vaccine-preventable diseases. Although these diseases are at a record low in the United States, the viruses and bacteria that cause them still exist. As you get older, the protection that you got from being vaccinated earlier in life may wear off. Getting a booster dose keeps you protected. Also, new vaccines have been discovered that you may not have received earlier in life. Staying up to date with vaccines will help to protect you and those around you.