As citizens of the modern world, we tend to forget about diseases like polio, tetanus, and diphtheria. Even chickenpox and whooping cough are not illnesses we see every day. But these conditions do still exist and can be very dangerous to children, causing everything from brain disease to seizures and even death. The good news is that vaccinations can help protect your child’s health.
A child should receive his or her first vaccines at birth and should continue to receive vaccinations for the first 12 years of life.
By Katy Mena
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