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Vaccines – The Facts

5 facts about vaccines to dispel misconceptions about safety and effectiveness

Unfortunately there are still misconceptions regarding the safety and effectiveness of vaccines. The WHO has released ‘5 Facts on Vaccines’ (see figure below) to address these concerns and highlight the importance of vaccination.

Please visit the link provided under Additional Resources to know more about the effectiveness of combined vaccines.

vaccine facts image from the WHO. 1- vaccines are safe and effective. 2-Vaccines prevent deadly illness. 3-Vaccines provide better immunity than natural infections. 4-Combined vaccines are safe and beneficial. 5-If we stop vaccinations, diseases will return Image copyright WHO

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