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A new syringe must be used for every person being immunized. People should demand a new syringe for every vaccination.
Sharing syringes and needles, even among family members, can spread life-threatening diseases. A new syringe should be used for every person.
All immunizations in any setting, including emergencies, should be given with auto-disable syringes – syringes that can be used only once.
Parents and other caregivers should demand a new syringe for every vaccination. Health workers must discard the syringes and any other waste by-products safely.