Childhood vaccines saves thousands of lives from preventable diseases, such as measles and rubella. However, each year 33,000 children die in the United States from diseases that could have been prevented with routine immunizations. Help protect your child. Now is a great time to ensure your child is up-to-date on all vaccinations.

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Get The Picture: Childhood Immunizations
Source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Running Time: (6:27)
Release Date: 4/13/2009

After talking with parents across the country, CDC put together this short video to help answer the tough questions that real moms had about childhood immunizations. Understanding the importance of vaccines is crucial for you to protect your children’s health.

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