The science of vaccines

It would be an understatement to call vaccines a hot-button topic in 2020.

Outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases are on the rise, and experts say the anti-vax movement is partly to blame. Misinformation about vaccines is so widespread that, in 2019, vaccine hesitancy was named one of the top 10 health threats by the World Health Organization (WHO).

In this video, Global News unpacks the science behind vaccinations and explains how these can protect us from getting many diseases.

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