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Why you should vaccinate your kids, in two minutes

Dylan Matthews is a senior correspondent and head writer for Vox's Future Perfect section and has worked at Vox since 2014. He is particularly interested in global health and pandemic prevention, anti-poverty efforts, economic policy and theory, and conflicts about the right way to do philanthropy.

Vaccination rates in the US are dropping and illnesses we previously eradicated are coming back with a vengeance. For example, just yesterday California declared a whooping cough epidemic. It really doesn't have to be this way.

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