Knowledge Resources & Publications


Vaccines – the Facts

March 2021

This fact sheet outlines basic facts on vaccine effectiveness and safety, testing and administration of vaccines, as well as the prevalence and risks of side effects associated with immunizations.

It is also available in Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut.

This resource was produced by the National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health (NCCIH), in collaboration with the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID), and is one in a series of five fact sheets on vaccine preventable diseases and immunizations.


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