A decrease in recommended vaccines leaves room for illness outbreaks. Vaccine-preventable diseases such as pneumonia, shingles, whooping coughs, Hepatitis, and seasonal flu are more likely without vaccination. Vaccinations are the way to prevent diseases from infecting us all. Although there is controversy over the COVID-19 vaccine, it is the only known way to lessen the spread. You can get all your vaccines at the same time as your COVID-19 vaccine at familydoctor.org.