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Guest columnist

Immunizations are vital to our children people

Bridget Kallenberger. Hill Co. Health Dept.

Thank you, Juanita Campbell for highlighting the importance of vaccinations in your letter to the editor.

Montana, the last best place, is unfortunately also last in the country in childhood immunizations. A century ago, few effective measures existed to prevent infectious diseases which were widely prevalent and took an enormous toll in the United States. In Montana in 1953, 253 cases of polio were reported (on average, five cases each week), and in 1962, 8,500 cases of measles (o...

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