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  • Lifestyle

    Why vaccinate?

    1 min read

    Vaccines are so effective that most of the diseases that they help to prevent are now rare in Canada. Canadian children can be protected against many potentially dangerous childhood diseases like m...

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    Vaccine safety

    1-minute read

    There are common misconceptions about vaccines that still exist today. You may see claims that vaccines are not safe, cause serious side effects and long-term diseases, or contain poisons. Y...

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    Vaccination and antibiotic resistance

    1-minute read

    Antibiotics are a great medical discovery. They have defeated many disease-causing bacteria, saved many lives, and helped to avoid potential serious complications of many diseases and infections.

  • Healthy Living

    Knowing when to vaccinate

    4 min read

    For your child to receive maximum protection against serious childhood diseases, they need to get all their shots at the right time. To help you make sure that they do, a vaccination schedule that ...

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    TDAP

    2-minute read

    The Tdap vaccine protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough).

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    MMR

    2-minute read

    The MMR is a combination of vaccines that provides protection against measles, mumps, and rubella.

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    Meningococcal

    2-minute read

    The Meningococcus section was provided with content from the Meningitis Research Foundation of Canada.

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    • Varicella

      2-minute read

      The varicella vaccine protects against the varicella-zoster virus that causes chickenpox.