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The best way to encourage people to get vaccinated is to educate them on the dangers of the diseases they're meant to prevent, a new study suggests. (FILE PHOTO. Getty/Joe Raedle.)

Tdap Vaccine Requirement Expanding in Illinois

Junior high and high school students will be required to receive a booster shot against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis for next school year.

01/25/2013

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Law Requires New Vaccine for Illinois Students

The law being put into effect for the 2012-13 school year requires students to get the Tdap vaccine, a booster shot against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis.

08/13/2012

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