We are often unaware of the impact that infectious diseases can have on ourselves and our loved ones. They can put us at risk of serious illness, which can lead to death 1. Ongoing vaccination is a crucial cornerstone in keeping our communities healthy, especially when you consider that vaccines are often the best, if not, the only way to protect us from many serious infectious diseases at every stage of life 2.
Vaccination saves lives at every stage of life
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How immunization works?
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- CDC. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Understanding How Vaccines Work. [Online] 2018 [Cited: April 2019] https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/conversations/downloads/vacsafe-understand-color-office.pdf
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