Did You Know? Free Vaccines for Children in the U.S. Who Can’t Afford Them

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Children in the United States whose families cannot afford vaccines are entitled to receive them for free through the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program. The program is estimated to have saved 732,000 lives since its creation in 1993.

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