Tuesday April 2, 2019
Parents should always have easy access to crucial information that affects their children’s health. That includes the ability to learn which schools appear to have the highest rates of vaccinated children, and which schools might have dangerously low vaccination rates.
Saturday March 23, 2019
It's spring! How is it that we're still in the thick of flu season?
Tuesday March 19, 2019
Alarmed by what is now by far the largest measles outbreak in the country this school year, and inspired by a young man who got himself vaccinated as soon as he was legally able, legislators in New York State are considering bills to enable more vaccinations for kids.
Tuesday March 12, 2019
The most recent vaccination news has been about a disease that isn’t even contagious -– in other words, one person can’t catch it from another. Unlike with many other diseases, getting this infection once doesn’t mean people are immune in the future. Before the vaccine was developed, the disease, caused by bacterial spores, killed 472 Americans a year; now the number is four. Have you guessed yet?
Monday March 4, 2019
"There’s a type of cancer that we can beat most of the time," writes Allison Winnike, president and CEO of The Immunization Partnership. "Australia already is doing it. Why aren’t we, with one of the best medical systems in the world?"