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How safe is partial immunization?

Some people think that partial immunizations will protect their child from disease. However, partial immunizations will leave your child, and others around him, at risk. Full immunity is not achieved unless your child is vaccinated according to schedule and dose. The good news is that it’s never too late to get vaccinated—catch-up immunization schedules are available for those who have missed or skipped doses.

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