Why do so many people get vaccinated?

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December 20, 2016 @ 21:51 PM

Vaccination is one of the most potent ‘weapons’ we have to protect ourselves against the consequences of infections. Diseases cause suffering and in some cases permanent disability or death. Just as we would choose to carry an umbrella in case it rains, or to use sunscreen, most people are immunised against vaccine-preventable diseases.

For more information, see ‘Vaccination – 20 Objections & Responses’, produced by the Robert Koch Institute and Paul Ehrlich Institute