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Immunizing your Infant: A Wise Investment in Health

 

National Infant Immunization Week is April 24th-May 1st

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is observing National Infant Immunization Week this April by educating parents about the great health and financial benefits of timely vaccination. Children born in Tennessee today will be protected from 14 different diseases through routine vaccinations by the time they reach their second birthday.

Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just reported the returns on our investment in childhood vaccines, stating that for every $1.00 spent to immunize infants, society saves more than $10.00 that would have been spent on the consequences of illness and death from these preventable diseases. «Read the rest of this article»

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