Even if you have doubts about vaccination, however, we hope that you continue to read and engage in dialog with us on vaccine-related issues. While our opinions are strong, we are sensitive to the myriad historical and personal reasons why different people come to oppose vaccination.

Paxman's office is also working with faith-based and community organizations to work to try to redress disparities in vaccination rates between racial and ethnic groups in the region.

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