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As a result, we are seeing increasing cases such as measles in communities in the U.S. and throughout the world.
The situation has reached such a health level that the World Health Organization said parents who choose to not vaccinate their children are now one of the 10 biggest threats to global health.
WHO said consistent vaccination is one of the most cost-effective ways to avoid disease, and it prevents 2 to 3 million deaths per year.
According to WHO, it is important to educate people about the need for the vaccines and to show so-called anti-vaxxers that there is evidence to support the need for vaccines.