A bunch of sick kids. More placed in danger. All of their lives disrupted for weeks, along with the lives of their parents and other caretakers. That’s what an outbreak looks like — and all of it is entirely preventable.

When parents decide not to vaccinate their children, they not only put their child’s health in peril, but also the health and well-being of those around them. One sick child can spread not only an illness, but also disruption and anxiety that extends far beyond that one family.

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