About Vaccines & Diseases

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In this section, you can learn about what vaccines are, how they work, why they are important, and the diseases they prevent.

The diseases vaccines prevent can cause serious illness, long-term health problems, and death. Vaccines are a safe and effective way to protect you, your family, and others from these diseases.    

Date last updated: 
Thursday, Apr 09, 2020
Date last reviewed: 
Thursday, Mar 19, 2020