The primary focus for disease prevention for adults, in this country, continues to be vaccinations and the development of new ones. However, vaccinations fail to prevent their targeted diseases and can cause other health problems, including death. 
Americans are currently facing a health epidemic with cancer, heart disease, diabetes, obesity and autoimmune disorder rates at an all-time high. Many of these diseases have actually been causally linked to vaccinations. [2, 3]
Currently, several vaccines are recommended for adults, but many more, which target some of these illnesses, are being developed for the future. In addition to new vaccines, new adjuvants are being studied, as well as needle-free vaccines.
What would a more expansive vaccination schedule mean for the health of American adults? It seems likely that more vaccines would equate with more health problems, not less.
Current Adult Vaccine Schedule
Beginning at age 19, the following vaccines are recommended for adults:
- Td (tetanus and diphtheria) booster every 10 years
- Varicella (chicken pox)
- Zoster (shingles, ages 60-64)
The following vaccinations are recommended based on risk factors or employment conditions:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Pneumococcal 13
- Pneumococcal 23
- Meningococcal B
- Meningococcal 4
- Hib [4, 5]
New Diseases Targeted by Vaccines
The National Adult Immunization Plan is committed to expanding the variety of vaccinations offered to adults. Vaccines are currently being developed for the following diseases:
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Auto-immune disorders
- West Nile virus
- Tuberculosis [6, 7]
New Vaccine Developments
New adjuvants are being studied for vaccines. Current adjuvants include mercury and aluminum. Adjuvants are additives which stimulate the immune system. Mercury and aluminum are associated with many health injuries. [8-10]
A new vaccination is being developed which will inject DNA necessary for production of a portion of a pathogen. It is predicted that this vaccination would have few side effects since a small amount of antigen would be produced.
Pain-free vaccines are being developed in the form of patches which can be self- administered easily and quickly to both adults and children who fear needles.
Health Risks of Vaccines for Adults
Children are not the only ones who suffer from vaccine damage. Previously healthy adults also suffer severe health damage, including death, from vaccinations.
In fact, more money is awarded by the vaccine court for vaccine-injured adults than children. In 2016, NVIC Executive Director Theresa Wrangham reported that the majority of awards made by the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VCIP) are given to adults damaged by the influenza vaccination. The most common health damage claims are for Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS), an auto-immune disorder that attacks the nervous system and can result in lifelong paralysis. 
The shingles and Pneumovax 23 vaccinations are not eligible for compensation under this program. 
Vaccinations are associated causally with the following serious health conditions in adults:
- Gulf War syndrome
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Parkinson’s disease
- ADHD 
Brain inflammation, chronic brain injury and death are health risks associated with all vaccinations. These risks were present with the very first vaccine created, the smallpox vaccination. The Institute of Medicine and National Academy of Sciences have identified the following vaccine health risks:
- Brain inflammation/acute encephalopathy
- Chronic nervous system dysfunction
- Febrile seizures
- Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS)
- Brachial neuritis
- Acute and chronic arthritis
- Smallpox, polio, measles and varicella zoster vaccine strain infection
- Death (smallpox, polio and measles vaccine)
- Shock and “unusual shock-like state”
- Protracted, inconsolable crying
- Deltoid bursitis 
The vaccination comprises a misguided and unsafe national health care program which claims to prevent disease. Many significant health injuries are associated with vaccinating adults. Government resources are being spent researching and developing new and different vaccinations. Subjecting adults to more vaccinations is likely to cause more health injury and illness.
About the Author:
Michelle Goldstein is a mental health therapist who is passionate about holistic health, natural healing, nutrient-dense foods and the politics that impact them. She has published articles for Natural News, VacTruth, and other health websites. All of her published articles to date can be found at her health website, Holistic Health to Go. She can also be followed on her Facebook Page, Holistic Health to Go.