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To overcome vaccination standoffs, doctors should listen to reluctant parents

04:11 EDT 23 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

Vaccines save between two and three million lives per year by protecting individuals from diseases such as measles, mumps, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and others. Clean water is the only other public intervention to save more lives than vaccines. Despite their life-saving benefits, however, parental resistance toward childhood vaccinations is increasing.

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