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Each year, vaccination saves about 3 million lives

What is immunization?

What is immunization? How do vaccines work?

The value of vaccines

The value of vaccines

Disease prevention is the most cost-effective health-care intervention available. Because immunization helps to inhibit the spread of disease, many people can be protected from illness and death. With the exception of clean, safe drinking water, no human endeavor rivals immunization in combating infectious diseases and reducing mortality rates.

Vaccine-preventable diseases

Cholera

Cholera

Dengue

Dengue

Diphteria

Diphtheria

Haemophilus influenza type B

<em>Haemophilus influenzae</em> type B

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B

Influenza (pandemic)

Influenza (pandemic)

Influenza (seasonal)

Influenza (seasonal)

Japanese encephalitis

Japanese encephalitis

Meningococcal infections

Meningococcal infections

Pertussis

Pertussis

Poliomyelitis

Poliomyelitis

Rabies

Rabies

Tetanus

Tetanus

Typhoid fever

Typhoid fever

Yellow fever

Yellow fever

Vaccines access

Vaccines access

Pharmacovigilance

Pharmacovigilance