For more than 50 years, vaccinations have saved more than a billion lives and prevented countless illnesses and disabilities in the United States. Vaccine-preventable diseases, such as measles, COVID-19, influenza, and whooping cough, are still a threat. They continue to infect U.S. children, resulting in hospitalizations and deaths.
CDC statistics demonstrate dramatic declines in vaccine-preventable diseases when compared with the pre-vaccine era
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