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What Would Happen if We Stopped Vaccinations?

This web page provides a summary of disease-related consequences of stopping immunizations. Vaccination programs have eliminated or significantly reduced many vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States and elsewhere. However, these diseases still exist and can once again become common—and deadly—if vaccination coverage does not continue at high levels.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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(Located at www.cdc.gov)

Resource types: Website

Diseases/vaccines: Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), Hepatitis B, Pneumococcus, Polio

Topics: Advocacy and communications, Disease burden and surveillance, Disease/vaccine specific information

Regions: Global