Links updated: 22 January 2009
(American Academy of Pediatrics)
Resources for parents and clinicians.
Questions and Concerns (Mayo Clinic)
A Mayo Clinic pediatrician addresses common questions and concerns about vaccines and immunizations for children.
Ensuring Vaccine Safety (FDA)
Describes how the FDA works to ensure vaccine safety
How Do Vaccines Work? (Children's Hospital of Philadelphiahild)
A simple explanation of how vaccines work to prevent the spread of disease.
Improving Immunization (American Medical Association)
Addressing racial and ethnic populations
En Español (Kidshealth)
Preguntas frecuentes sobre las inmunizaciones.
After the Shots . . . (Immunization Action Coalition)
What to do when it hurts.
When Parents Say No to Child Vaccinations (New York Times Health)
In this community 18% are unvaccinated.
History of Vaccines (Smithsonian National Museum of American History)
The concept of immunizaation has roots that go back to 200 B.C.
Teens and College Students
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Which shots do you need?