FDA approves Boostrix (65 and older)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Boostrix vaccine to prevent tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough) in people ages 65 and older. Currently, there are vaccines approved for the prevention of tetanus and diphtheria that can be used in adults 65 and older. Boostrix, which is given as a single-dose booster shot, is the first vaccine approved to prevent all three diseases in older people.

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm262390.htm