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Kids Need Vaccinations On-Schedule

A national survey of pediatricians and family doctors has shown that parents are asking to delay their kids’ vaccinations, and Dr. Robert Frenck of Cincinnati Children’s the Associated Press this could spread disease.

Dr. Frenck, an infectious diseases specialist at Cincinnati Children’s, says that vaccines are recommended on a certain schedule in order to be most effective. Delaying shots may make the drugs less effective and encourage the spread of diseases.

“People just don’t understand that these diseases are all there, they’re not gone. They’re just being kept at bay right now. If people stop vaccinating, they come right back,” he said.

Read more at Yahoo! News.

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