Kids have no voice. Parents make decisions for them, hoping they make informed decision and not fall for those purveyors of ignorance. Tell the world why you chose to vaccinate.
If you have not vaccinated, here is a link for catch up immunization.
Get questions answered from this site here: https://ivaccinate.org/answering-your-questions/
Moms *FOR* vacccines speaking up here: https://www.voicesforvaccines.org/
Global Vaccine Alliance : https://www.gavi.org/
The question becomes, why would you want to listen to me? You don’t know me from Jack, but neither do you know the anti vaxxers who spew garbage science. I understand the mentality of following the crowd, it’s easy to do. But, I suggest you do the *hard* thing, spend time, read, educate yourself. Being a parent is a life long commitment, don’t abuse it.
IDWeek participants and partners will participate in a Twitterstorm to share vaccine-positive messages and tell others about the importance of vaccination. Why I Vaccinate.
CDC recommended schedule for vaccinations. You can download PDF for printing from this page here:
The Wellcome Global Monitor is the world’s largest study into how people around the world think and feel about science and major health challenges. It surveys over 140,000 people from more than 140 countries. Read here.
Religious exemptions for vaccinations are no longer available. With the start of the school year, some parents face a reckoning. Read more.
HPV vaccination rates are increasing, as more children are up to date on HPV vaccination. In 2017, roughly half (49 percent) of adolescents were up to date on the HPV vaccine, and 66 percent of adolescents ages 13-17 years received the first dose to start the vaccine series. On average, the percentage of adolescents who started the HPV vaccine series increased by 5 percentage points each year over the past five years (2013-2017). Read more.
New estimates find dangerous stagnation of global vaccination rates, due to conflict, inequality and complacency. Read more here
The company said the delay is due to the World Health Organization taking a bit longer to select vaccine virus strains. The extra time allowed health officials to improve the match of strains of H3N2 viruses expected to circulate during the 2019-2020 season. Read More
Before schools open their doors for a new year, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is urging parents not to wait on important vaccines like MMR (Measles-Mumps-Rubella). Her office announced Monday that 42 health centers will provide free immunizations to families in the District as part of her Don’t Wait, Vaccinate campaign. More.
In California, statewide legislative and educational interventions were associated with a decrease in the yearly rates of kindergartners without up-to-date vaccination status. Read More.
Researchers have now developed a new vaccine, a native outer membrane vesicle (NOMV) vaccine, for meningitis and bloodstream infections caused by ‘meningococcal group B’ bacteria. This will allow younger people to be vaccinated and will address several limitations of the current vaccinations. Full story here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190628134819.htm