The federal government’s top vaccine safety official says it is time to vaccine everyone.
Speaking at a news conference in Phoenix, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden said it was time to get the vaccine out to everyone.
He urged parents to get a full schedule of vaccinations and to get tested every six months.
Frieden said the vaccine has a low-dose component and it should not be confused with the MMR vaccine, which was created in the 1970s.
The MMR vaccine is given to children from age 3 to 18, with doses of three doses given every two months.
In adults, two doses of the MMR and two doses are given each month.FEDERAL PROGRAMS REACHING ENDURANCE CDC Chief Mark Frieden, center, speaks to reporters in Phoenix.
The federal agency is now working on a national vaccine schedule.FREEDEN: The vaccine has no side effects and we’re reaching our end of the vaccine program, which is the end of 2016.FUCKING GOOD: It’s been an incredible journey, and we can’t wait to get started.FDA Chief Tom Friedens, center.FETAL TROPHY: We have reached the final phase of our vaccine program and we have a schedule of vaccination that we will be working towards starting this year.
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