TIP Talk

Friday June 24, 2016

Zika Vaccine Heading to Early-stage Human Trials

A U.S. pharmaceutical company and its partner in South Korea report that they have received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to begin human safety trials on a possible first vaccine against Zika virus.

Wednesday June 22, 2016

Headed to the Brazil Olympics? You'll need to protect yourself from more than Zika.

For most people planning to attend the Summer Olympics in Brazil this summer, the big health concern is Zika virus. Justifiably so. There is no vaccine against the virus, which can cause the serious birth defect of microcephaly in pregnant women who contract it, but the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has offered preventive advice to avoid the mosquitos whose bites can be infectious: Use a good mosquito repellent, and wear long sleeves and pants, to prevent mosquito bites, especially clothing treated with the repellent permethrin.

Wednesday June 8, 2016

The Vaccination Soundtrack

Weddings, youthful summers, road trips: important events all have a soundtrack. Taking your little one to be vaccinated is as important as it gets. That’s why we created a playlist with perfect tunes for every step of the journey.

Thursday May 26, 2016

9 Surprising Benefits of Vaccine Advocacy

The benefits of vaccinations are obvious; that’s why we all advocate for them so fiercely. Less obvious are the benefits of being a vaccine advocate. Here are 9 awesome traits that go along with being an immunization advocate.

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