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Germany Will Start Fining Parents Who Don't Vaccinate Their Kids

By Mark Pygas

In this day and age, many people seem to have forgotten just how bad things were before vaccinations. So much so that some parents now refuse to have their children vaccinated because of the false belief that vaccines cause autism. 

According to the World Health Organization, the measles vaccine is believed to have saved 17.1 million lives since 2000. But progress in defeating the disease has slowed in recent years, with several outbreaks in the United States caused by unvaccinated children

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