Vaccine-preventable diseases

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

Many of these diseases are 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.

Learn about how these vaccine-preventable diseases are spread, the risks they can pose to your health, and the vaccines that prevent them.




Date last updated: 
Friday, Aug 10, 2018
Date last reviewed: 
Wednesday, Nov 01, 2017