Mom Advocates for Vaccines After Losing Daughter to Chicken Pox

Shannon Duffy Peterson's daughter Abby died a few weeks shy of her sixth birthday in 2001.
0:37 | 04/15/14

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Should you or should new vaccine that your child there is no debate in the mind of -- Peterson now. She didn't vaccinated her daughter -- against chicken pox or pneumonia back in 2001. When -- was almost six. The little girl contracted both diseases it once and died. Duffy says her pediatrician talked her out of the vaccinations. Later it was discovered -- was born without a spleen an essential part of her immune system. Today Duffy Peterson as a strong advocate for vaccinations. Something stressed as well by the CDC and the World Health Organization.

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