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No Benefit Associated with Tetanus, Diphtheria Booster in Adults

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An observational cohort study of >11 billion person-years of incidence data from 2010 to 2016 found that there is no benefit associated with performing adult booster vaccinations against tetanus or diphtheria. This analysis supports the WHO position on adult booster vaccinations.

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Slifka AM, Park B, Gao L, et al. Incidence of tetanus and diphtheria in relation to adult vaccination schedules. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2020. doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa017

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