RSV Vaccines

This 1981 photo shows an electron micrograph of Respiratory Syncytial Virus, also known as RSV. 

State health officials are encouraging the immunization of children against flu and COVID-19 without making changes to its list of other vaccines required for school entry in the fall of 2023.

The New Mexico Department of Health announced Wednesday its school immunization requirements for the next school year. There were no changes to the list of mandatory immunizations for maladies including measles, mumps, tetanus, polio and chicken pox.

Immunization for flu, COVID-19 and papillomavirus at appropriate ages are recommended but not required.

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