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Mark Zuckerberg Wants You to Know He’s Vaccinating His Daughter

She has no idea what's coming

Baby Max Zuckerberg is about to get a shot, but she has no idea what’s coming for her.

New dad Mark Zuckerberg posted a picture of the adorable tot on Facebook Friday, with the caption, “Doctor’s visit– time for vaccines!”

Read more: Why ‘Tolerating’ Anti-Vaxxers Is a Losing Strategy

While not explicitly advocating vaccinations, the post is likely intended to nudge other parents to vaccinate their kids, especially since Northern California is such a hotbed of anti-vaxxer sentiment that the area has experienced higher rates of measles, whooping cough and other preventable diseases.

The comments beneath the post were largely positive, with parents and doctors applauding Zuckerberg for vaccinating Max and making his choice public.

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