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Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact

Vaccines are the safest way to protect ourselves from many dangerous diseases. Here are some common myths about vaccines, and the facts you need to know.

Childhood Vaccines

Childhood vaccines protect from more than a dozen diseases such as measles, polio, tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough). Most of these diseases are now at their lowest levels in history, thanks to years of immunization.