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Saving Lives Through Vaccination

By Mary Buskohl-Coulton, immunizations supervisory nurse specialist, Naval Hospital Jacksonville National Infant Immunization Week is April 26 – May 3. It is a week set aside to help parents understand the importance of protecting infants and toddlers from vaccine-preventable diseases. There are numerous myths and misinformation about vaccine safety that can often confuse parents. The bottom line: vaccines save lives. …

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Infant Immunization Week: Protecting Infants from Preventable Diseases

By Capt. Joseph McQuade, M.D., director for Public Health, Naval Hospital Jacksonville To mark National Infant Immunization Week (April 21-28), I’d like to call attention to the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventative diseases.  To address the myths and misinformation about vaccine safety that often confuse parents, know that the United States currently has the safest, most effective vaccine supply …

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