Tech Doc: 'Herd immunity' critical in protecting communities - Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Childhood vaccinations are the most cost-effective and successful public health interventions. Vaccines have minimized or eliminated some infectious diseases that once injured or killed large numbers of people, such as polio and smallpox.


FATMA LEVENT, M.D., is an infectious disease pediatrician at Texas Tech Physicians — Pediatrics and an associate professor at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine.

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