Tweens and Teens Need Vaccines, Too
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Little ones starting kindergarten aren’t the only ones needing vaccinations. Doctors recommend tweens and teens get vaccinated against four diseases: whooping cough (pertussis), human papillomavirus, meningitis and flu.
FOX 4 Medical Reporter Meryl Lin McKean talked with Dr. Jennifer Mellick, a pediatrician in Overland Park, about the reasons kids should get those shots.