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Why is immunization important?

Immunizations allow us to prevent illnesses caused by certain infectious diseases. This is important, as many infectious diseases do not have effective treatments and can cause serious complications and even death in otherwise healthy individuals. Therefore, prevention is the best treatment, and immunizations have a proven track record of being safe and effective for this purpose.

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