Share Our Annual State of the ImmUnion Report
Feb 11, 2020
In 2019, not a single state remained free from vaccine-preventable diseases. Yet yesterday, the President released his budget, which included a 10% cut to essential funds for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
In Vaccinate Your Family’s fourth annual State of the ImmUnion (SOTI) report, we examine where our country’s defenses against vaccine-preventable diseases are weakest and what we can do – as public health advocates and policymakers – to make our country stronger and more resilient in the face of emerging health threats.
Vaccinate Your Family is committed to working with stakeholders across the United States to help ensure everyone is aware of – and has access to – timely, lifesaving vaccines. We hope you will share this report with your Senators and Representative.
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