Happy Father's Day, Dads! On this special day where fatherhood is cherished, we asked several dads why they got their kids vaccinated. Here is what they had to say.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of June 6, 2019, 1,022 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 28 states across the U.S.
I still remember the power of the heat; the air was thick and slapped you in the face as soon as you stepped outside. The rain may have cooled you briefly but brought with it a fresh surge of humidity leaving the air even heavier than before. It was my fourth year of medical school, and as I walked to the hospital wards, I could never in my life imagine what I was about to see.
21 years ago, my baby daughter died from Whooping Cough (Pertussis). Amie was only 19 days old.
This month, we asked moms that we knew, moms that we didn't and moms that we admire to simply share why they get their kids vaccinated. This is what they had to say.

Originally posted on Take on Typhoid, this blog post is written by Noah Duff, Senior Associate, Typhoid Programs at Sabin Vaccine Institute.

Immunization is among the most impactful and cost-effective health investments a nation can make. However, with the introduction of new vaccines, the cost to vaccinate a child continues to rise.

We’ve recently returned from the 11th International Conference on Typhoid and Other Invasive Salmonelloses, the gathering hosted by the Coalition against Typhoid (CaT) every two years.

A Decade of Sustainable Immunization Financing

Immunization is among the most impactful and cost-effective health investments a nation can make. However, with the introduction of new vaccines, the cost to vaccinate a child continues to rise. Many low- and middle-income countries that currently receive financial support for their immunization programs will no longer be eligible by 2020 due to their growing economies, and must therefore transition away from external financing and toward country ownership.

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