August is National Immunization Awareness Month: The Case Against Delaying Vaccines

August is a month of controversy. No, not because of the things that Donald Trump has said or because of the recent events with Hilary Clinton's emails. August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Although vaccinations have done so much good in protecting people from diseases such as measles, whooping cough, and invasive pneumococcal disease, they have caused controversy because some people believe them to carry other risks. And with high-profile celebrities speaking out against vaccines, oftentimes, they get a bad rap.
 
 

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August is National Immunization Awareness Month: The Case Against Delaying Vaccines

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