Vaccine-preventable diseases

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Vaccines protect you from a number of diseases that can be very dangerous and even deadly. 

Many of these diseases are now very rare in Canada, largely due to vaccine programs. If vaccination rates dropped, these diseases could quickly become widespread once again. Getting all your recommended vaccines is the safest and most effective way to ensure protection for you and your community.

In this section, you can learn about these vaccine-preventable diseases and the vaccines that prevent them.

 

 

 

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