Ethan Lindenberger of Ohio said he based his decision on science, not spite.
Disparities in immunization rates persist between low-income and higher-income people.
At least according to a study of older adults.
In any setting, funding the supply and delivery of vaccines is a proven way to save lives. And with millions of children on the move, the stakes could not be higher.
Because October officially marks the beginning of flu season, the month of September is a critical time for all to get immunized against pneumonia and flu. This is an opportunity to bring attention to the need for persons of all ages, but especially older adults, to get these necessary vaccines.
For most countries, improvements to immunization data can be made now simply by improving collection and analysis efforts
In countries with little health infrastructure, parents confront a terrifying reality that I can't imagine as an American mother -- diseases such as measles, tetanus, and pneumonia that can kill children or disable them for a lifetime. And, all too often, that's just what happens.
As World Immunization Week comes to a close today, it is an opportune time to reflect on the progress made to date with vaccine
This week is World Immunization Week and what better way to commemorate it than by discussing the facts about vaccines and the importance of herd immunity.
Only 43 percent of the school's kindergarteners have all required vaccines.
There are new vaccines, new technologies, new conflicts, and many new players in the field of global health. So what can we still learn from the greatest immunization advocate in history?
Today I was humbled and honored to be among global vaccine experts and officials from all 26 African "meningitis belt" countries in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to celebrate one of Africa's biggest public health achievements -- the introduction of a vaccine, MenAfriVac.