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Going against the herd: The importance of mass immunity in society

Why is it that members of the public health community are worried about falling vaccination rates in the US?

Do our personal health decisions for ourselves and our children have an impact on the health of society as a whole?

The answer to this is that yes, our individual decisions do matter to society when it comes to combating the spread of contagious disease. Continue reading Going against the herd: The importance of mass immunity in society

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