One and a half million children die each year from diseases that could have been prevented by a vaccine. This is because, shockingly, 1 in 5 children in the world still lacks access to the basic childhood vaccines we take for granted here in the United States.
This is a problem with a solution, so we must act.
Great strides have been made during the past decade to give more families access to immunizations for their children. The world is now 99 percent polio free, with the disease endemic in just three countries: Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
We cannot stop now and lose the significant gains we've made. In addition to the moral and humanitarian impact, giving...