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Timely vaccinations protect your children and your community

Results from the 2002 National Immunization Survey released recently indicate that immunization coverage among children 19 month to 35 months remains at an all-time high, with national coverage rates at 75 percent. However, here in Montana, that rate stands at just 67 percent, and public misconceptions about the need for vaccines put communities at risk for the spread of health-threatening infectious disease.

"Even though immunization coverage among children in the United States is the highest ever recorded for most vaccines, we must not forget that these diseases once existed and could eas...


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