A 42-year-old member asked:
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can doctors tell me what does the standard vaccination that children get in school protect you from exactly?

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Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Several illnesses: The childhood vaccines protect against several bacterial and viral illnesses including diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis), measles, mumps, rubella, polio, chicken pox, hepatitis a and b, rotavirus, h. Flu (causes meningitis and other infections), pneumococcus (also causes meningitis, pneumonia and other infections), meningococcus, and, now, hpv (causes cervical and other cancers).
Answered on Feb 7, 2015

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