A new position statement was released revealing that even a small number of unimmunized individuals can greatly increase spread of disease. For children who do NOT get immunized, their risk of measles is 35 times those who are vaccinated, 23 times for whooping cough and 9 times for chicken pox. If an unimmunized child contracts an infection, they may infect your incompletely immunized child, too. Read more. . .
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Rejects ‘Personal Belief’ Immunization Exemptions — AAFP News Now — American Academy of Family Physicians.
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