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Thought it might be useful - quick facts about the vaccine preventable diseases which may be a concern for parents of pre-teens and teens. Could be particularly useful for anyone considering catching up an older child (you know what to not bother with!). 

 

http://www.scholastic.com/getthefacts/pdfs/Merck_Parent_Materials.pdf


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Thought it might be useful - quick facts about the vaccine preventable diseases which may be a concern for parents of pre-teens and teens. Could be particularly useful for anyone considering catching up an older child (you know what to not bother with!). 

 

http://www.scholastic.com/getthefacts/pdfs/Merck_Parent_Materials.pdf

As a beginner starting to research vaccines, I would want balanced information. I'm not sure Merck material would be considered balanced. I would just urge folks new to this topic to seek out less biased info - I know that can be hard!


If the people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny." Thomas Jefferson.

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