“I deserve a safe school—so GIVE ME A SHOT!”
It’s certainly not easy being a kid. Why make it harder by allowing vaccine-
3 million people die from vaccine-preventable diseases each year.
95% of people must be vaccinated for a community to be protected.
2.5 million deaths are prevented each year by vaccines.
The Catholic Church says the common good outweighs, and people should get vaccinated. While some historical issues exist, “…The Church is active around the world and in some places, provides the only medical services available to people. The Church knows well the impact that diseases can have on an unvaccinated…...
Childhood Vaccination Rates Remain High Say Speakers @ 2017 American Academy of Family Physicians’ Conference
2017 American Academy of Family Physicians’ State Legislative Conference discussed successes in vaccination—which has prevented an estimated 381 million cases of illness among those born between 1994 and 2016—and what physicians can do to maintain or even expand those success stories. READ MORE >>...
Minnesota’s largest Somali-American community has state’s worst measles outbreak in 3o years, with 44 confirmed cases across three counties. Minneapolis health officials draw a line between targeted misinformation campaign and the current measles outbreak. WIRED has the story…...
Bills target high rates of Texas schoolchildren lacking vaccinations (Austin-American Statesman) Statewide last school year, 44,716 students were exempted from at least one vaccine requirement for nonmedical reasons, which include moral, religious or personal beliefs. The latest number is a 19-fold increase from the 2003-04 school year, when nonmedical exemptions were…...
Watch: Mumps Outbreak Spreads Across U.S. Parents in multiple states are feeling anxious after top U.S. health officials said they’re closely monitoring the largest mumps outbreak in more than a decade. “What we are seeing is a highly infectious disease moving in a community,” said Dr. Jeff Duchin, King…...