One hundred years ago, infectious diseases were the leading cause of death worldwide. In Canada, they now cause less than 5% of all deaths--thanks in part to immunization programs. Immunization has probably saved more lives in Canada in the last 50 years than any other health intervention.
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Children lined up to receive their needles at an immunization clinic.
Algoma, Ontario. 1932.
- Children lined up: Archives of Ontario. Digital Image Number: I0005225.jpg.