Posts for tag: Vaccines
Study of 657,461 children finds no link between vaccines and autism
Danish researchers followed children born over a 10-year period and found no connection between autism and the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.
Note: 2018-19 Flu Season Update
CDC Launches New Video Series – “How Vaccines Work”
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases is excited to launch the first video of its newest, animated video series for parents, “How Vaccines Work.”
In these short videos, viewers follow baby Jack and his parents as they get answers to common vaccine-related questions and learn more about the importance of vaccinating on schedule. The first video describes how vaccines fight germs and provide long-lasting protection against 14 serious diseases. Watch “How Vaccines Work: How Do Germs Make Your Baby Sick? here.
CDC will be launching two additional videos in February and March covering topics including: “Vaccines and Your Baby’s Immune System” and “What to Expect When Your Child is Vaccinated.”
Learn more at: www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/
"What this is a strong clear message to parents about the importance of vaccination," she told "CBS This Morning." "This vaccine is safe. It is the most effective tool we have. And we know of the pediatric deaths last year, 80 percent were in kids who were unvaccinated."
More than half of parents think that their child can get the flu from the flu shot.30 percentof parents feel flu vaccines are a conspiracy.28 percentof parents believe flu vaccines can cause autism.