Demystifying Medicine Video



This video discusses what vaccines are and a common misconception about vaccines that prevents many individuals from getting vaccinated. The main focus of this video is to educate and walk viewers through the process of getting vaccinated in the Ontario healthcare system. However, there are restrictions to getting the influenza vaccine. The vaccine is not designed for all individuals, and therefore it is advised that you consult your family physician prior to making the decision.

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