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𝐾𝑎𝑦💙 #TeamPelosi @tngsmama
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‘Tis the season...let’s talk about #vaccines. You’ll likely see a lot of fear-mongering & misinformation from antivaxxers in the coming weeks. Let’s fight back w/ science & facts.

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Here’s a link to @CDCgov’s Vaccines & Immunizations directory:
cdc.gov/vaccines/index…

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Are you a parent? Here is a link to @CDCgov’s handy guide to #vaccines for parents: cdc.gov/vaccines/paren…

For a visual guide on the CDC’s recommended vaccination schedule for children from birth to age 18, look below⬇️

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More on why it’s so important to vaccinate children: healthychildren.org/English/safety…

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#Chickenpox can be serious & even deadly, yet #poxparties still run rampant in some areas.

Read more here: cdc.gov/chickenpox/abo…

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#Diphtheria can be deadly. #VaccinesSaveLives

Read more on diphtheria here: cdc.gov/diphtheria/ind…

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#HepatitisA is extremely contagious & can be passed on even when the infected person is asymptomatic.

Read more about Hep. A here: cdc.gov/hepatitis/hav/…

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#HepatitisB can cause serious long-term complications, including liver damage & cancer.

You can learn more about Hep. B here:
cdc.gov/hepatitis/hbv/…

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#HibDisease is a very serious disease that most often affects babies & children under 5 years of age.

Learn more about Hib Disease here: cdc.gov/hi-disease/ind…

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#Influenza (aka the #flu) can be very serious & even deadly.

Check the @CDCgov’s #FluView site for information about this flu season, including how it is affecting your area: cdc.gov/flu/weekly/

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For even more information about the #flu, you can check out this @CDCgov link: cdc.gov/flu/index.htm

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#Pneumococcal Disease causes up to HALF of middle ear infections.

Read more about Pneumococcal Disease here: cdc.gov/pneumococcal/v…

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#Polio is a crippling & even deadly virus that sadly still exists in the world today. The reason we don’t see it in the US? Vaccines.

Read more on polio here: cdc.gov/polio/us/index…
Even more info here: cdc.gov/polio/

#VaccinesSaveLives

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#Rotavirus is extremely contagious. It causes severe diarrhea & vomiting, which can lead to serious complications, including death.

Learn more about rotavirus here: cdc.gov/rotavirus/inde…

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#Rubella, also known as the German Measles, can cause miscarriages & birth defects. #VaccinesSaveLives

Learn more about rubella here: cdc.gov/rubella/index.…

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#Tetanus does not spread from person to person; it is introduced to the body through cuts or puncture wounds.

Read more on tetanus here: cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd/t…

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Are you a #HealthcareProvider? The @CDCgov website has an informative page to assist you in keeping up-to-date on the latest vaccine information & news, & in helping keep your patients informed.

🌐 cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/i…

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Here are some more important #vaccine links & infographics:

🌐 cdc.gov/vaccines/index…
🌐 wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destina…
🌐 vaccines.gov
🌐 dosomething.org/facts/11-facts…

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#Flu shots are especially important for those who live with, work with, or care for #immunocompromised individuals:



#VaccinesSaveLives

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Just going to share this as well☺️



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