|"Maybe if I don't look, it won't hurt"|
We rarely, if ever, consider the fact that each year, 1.7 million children around the world are still suffering and dying from the diseases I have automatically immunized my children against. One in five children don't have access to the basic immunizations that could save their lives. For a mere $5, a child can be vaccinated against polio and measles. [stats from shotatlife.org/learn/] For the cost of a tall latte, a child's life could be saved.
Mocha Moms has launched a campaign with Shot@Life to raise awareness about the need for greater worldwide access for childhood immunization. For more information, check out ShotatLife.org or MochaMoms.org.