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Will 'forcible' vaccination curtail resurgent measles?

Australian Doctor Jocelyn Wright 19 July 2019 p. 13

LAST week, another child returned home to Brisbane from a mid-winter holiday overseas with the souvenir that public health physicians hope won’t be passed around: measles. 34 more words


July 12 | First Wellness Check of My 12-Month Old and This is What I Hated!

I write emails to my 12-month old and have been doing that for quite some time now. when she’s old enough this email address will be hers (of course, she’ll reset the password) and relive through these emails all of the experiences through my eyes. 526 more words


Report of vaccinations, pt. 5.

In the winter of 1902, doctors in Wilson County commenced a vaccination campaign to counter the spread of smallpox across North Carolina. Physicians in the county were paid ten cents per resident inoculated and sent in lists of patients to justify their fees. 140 more words


The 2019 flu shot isn't perfect – but it's still our best defence against influenza

Early indications are that the vaccine has been a reasonably good match in the 2019 season.

Lauren Bloomfield, Edith Cowan University

Over recent months, reports of “ 1,039 more words


Myth-busting commonly heard concerns about vaccines

*EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally said WHO listed vaccine hesitancy as one of the Top 10 Global Threats of 2019 when in fact the WHO list is 10 Global Threats of 2019. 865 more words


The Real Story of Dr. Andrew Wakefield and MMR (by Mary Holland, JD)

A Thorough Analysis of the Case Against Dr. Andrew Wakefield by Mary Holland, JD

Mary Holland is a research scholar at NYU School of Law. She has written and edited  2,771 more words


A pragmatic pivot

Of Mice and Mountains: The Case for a Pragmatic Evaluation

“The best laid plans of mice and men often go astray.” An 18th century poet like Robert Burns could scarcely have imagined something akin to the model that ideas42 and our partners at IntraHealth International designed to integrate family planning services with immunization days at health posts in Senegal, but he couldn’t have offered a better characterization of the challenges we faced implementing this intervention. 6 more words

Behavioral Economics