What would the world be like without vaccines? To imagine this, we must consider how many lives vaccines have saved.
Immunization currently prevents around 4 to 5 million deaths annually, many of those children. In fact, more than 1 billion children have been vaccinated over the past decade against serious diseases such as polio, haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rotavirus, rubella, and tetanus.
This infographic by the Wristband Resources team explores how vaccines in the United States have saved countless lives.