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AHIP Statement EC Health Sub Hearing On Vaccines

posted by AHIP

on June 15, 2021

Summary

Vaccinations are an important and cost-effective way to prevent disease and to avoid serious and often life-threatening complications caused by the interaction between avoidable illness and preexisting health conditions. Vaccinations also play a critical role in stemming the spread of diseases, protecting the health of both individuals and communities. The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the critical role that vaccines and vaccination efforts play in safeguarding individuals and their communities and improving public health.