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is a respiratory infection caused by influenza virus. Influenza outbreaks happen every year.
kills 10% or more of its victims. MYTH: My child doesn’t need vaccines because no one gets these diseases anymore.
Vaccine safety: Canada's system Most parents know that vaccines are tested before they can be given to the general public.
Parents are responsible for their child’s health and well-being, including protecting them from vaccine-preventable diseases.
Vaccines: Common concerns. Many parents and caregivers have concerns about vaccines. Some are scared that vaccines will harm their child.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in Canada.
. Getting a flu shot is especially important for pregnant women, who are at higher risk for complications.