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Immunization: Top Important Reasons

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Eliminates death and serious complications

Vaccine-preventable diseases cause serious complications, even death. A serious form of polio leads to muscle paralysis and death. Serious complications of measles include encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain, and thrombocytopenia, or a low platelet count. Bacterial meningitis is a serious infection of the cerebral spinal fluid that can lead to brain damage, coma and death.

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