Summary of Research: Vaccines are the most successful public health intervention that we have. They have significantly reduced the incidence of disease, death from disease, and vaccine-preventable disease-related costs to society. This article looks at the impact of vaccines as well as the challenges we face in maintaining high rates of immunization.
Primary Research: Orenstein WA, Ahmed R. Simply put: Vaccination saves lives. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017;114(16):4031–4033