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New LFA Initiative Targets Students Missing Critical Vaccines as Schools Reopen

Pediatrics female doctor giving a young girl a vaccine shot in the armDuring the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of children—at least one in five—have missed critical vaccinations that keep them healthy and our communities free from disease.

Students without these vaccinations may not be eligible to return to in-person learning in the fall. Even worse, losing herd immunity could put millions of unvaccinated children and adults at risk for deadly or debilitating diseases such as measles, whooping cough and polio.

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