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Fewer vaccinations of senior citizens would endanger them

Our organization exists to improve the lives of older adults. There are many ways we can work towards this goal, but one of the most important aspects of senior health is vaccination. Through a simple shot, we can protect someone’s beloved wife, mother, grandma or friend from a deadly, life-threatening disease. It’s critical to the mission of our organization that we fight to make sure seniors have access to the most important vaccinations. However, the Centers for Disease Control has proposed potential changes to pneumococcal vaccination recommendations that threaten the well-being of American seniors.