If you're still a bit unsure, that's ok. There are some people out there who are pretty active in spreading false information about the risks and side-effects. But I'm not going to launch off on a lengthy rant, I'm going to hand you over to cartoonist Maki Naro, who did a champion job over at medium.com, smashing the anti-vax misinformation to pieces.
So, how did Maki do?
Over here at Global Citizen, we're passionate about extending the benefits of vaccinations to every child, even in the hardest to reach places. The benefits are clear - both for the local communities, and, since the health of the human race is interconnected, for everyone.
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