Modern immunization schedules fuel countless arguments. Yet a lot of diseases that were once common are now under control or completely preventable due to vaccinations. It is important that we arm ourselves with information to make the best possible decision for ourselves and our families.
There are many vaccinations currently under development — including one for the Zika virus. During National Immunization Week, what better time to celebrate all of the serums that have helped us dodge some truly awful diseases?
Scroll through the gallery to see which conditions have been wiped out by vaccines.
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