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Vaccines Facts - Spreading Facts from Fiction

Child VaccinationFiction: Vaccines don’t work.

Fact: Vaccines are an effective means of preventing certain infectious diseases.

Fiction: Vaccines prevent diseases that no longer exist.

Fact: if a disease exists anywhere in the world, your child be at risk.

Fiction: Vaccine side effects can be worse than the disease.

Fact: The government agency in charge of vaccines, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), considers vaccination safer than accepting the risk for diseases these vaccines prevent.

Fiction: The vaccine could give my child the disease it’s supposed to prevent.

Fact: It’s unusual for a vaccine to cause the disease it’s meant to protect against.

Fiction: Vaccines can cause sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Fact: There is no proof that vaccines cause SIDS.

Your child’s health care provider is a good source of information about vaccines. Any questions and other concerns you might have should be discussed with him or her before the vaccine is prescribed. Ask about childhood vaccines today.

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