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Getting the right vaccine at the right time can protect school children from deadly disease. Austin pediatrician Kim Avila Edwards, MD says school is an easy place for children to get sick but parents can prevent illness by following Texas’ recommended vaccination schedule from kindergarten to college.
This video is part of a monthly TMA series highlighting contagious diseases that childhood and adult vaccinations can prevent. TMA designed the series to inform patients of the facts about these diseases, and to help them understand the benefits of vaccinations to prevent illness. Visit the TMA website, www.texmed.org, for more – or watch the other TMA YouTube videos in this series.