Vaccination Week in the Americas April 23 – 30, 2016 EPI WEEK 14 We invite you to celebrate Vaccination Week in the Americas 2016 and go for the gold!
The 14th Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA) will be celebrated from April 23rd through April 30th, 2016. The regional slogan for VWA 2016 is “Go for the gold! Get vaccinated!”
Vaccines are weakened or killed pathogens that help your immune system fight diseases. Vaccines do not make you sick, but prepare your body to fight off disease when exposed to full strength pathogens in the future. Vaccines boost the power of your immune system and fight off more than 20 different vaccine-preventable diseases.