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New Study Shows Small Decreases in Vaccine Uptake Can Lead to Big Uptick in Outbreaks

Vaccines are one of the greatest breakthroughs in medical history, and continue to play a …

Measles Outbreak Shows Dangers of Vaccine Misinformation

On Sunday, Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Director Tom Friedan said that the U.S. could …

WSJ: The Measles Outbreak Coming Near You

We’ve written before about the disturbing rise in the prevalence of diseases that, thanks to …

What to Watch: Vaccines – Calling the Shots

Recently, PBS’s NOVA had an episode on the reemergence of diseases (including measles, whooping cough, …

USA Today: Vaccine opt-outs put public health at risk

In an editorial yesterday, USA Today’s editors called attention to a growing public health problem: …

NPR’s Shots Blog: Vaccine Fears Fueled The Resurgence Of Preventable Diseases

This past weekend, Michaeleen Doucleff at NPR’s Shots blog shared a fascinating but disturbing map …

Children in Philippines Receive Vaccines Against Measles, Polio

The Government of the Philippines with support from UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), and …

The Dangers of Being Misinformed: Latest Measles Outbreak

USA Today covered the latest measles outbreak in today’s print edition (see story: Texas Measles …

Immunization Awareness Month: The importance of recommended vaccinations

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. As children prepare to return to school, it is …