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Vaccines for Children

Doctors: Are You Helping Reduce HPV?

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 10.05.2013 | Impact
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

The strongest predictor of whether a kid gets the HPV vaccine is doctor recommendation. Doctors and other health care providers: Don't miss a single opportunity to vaccinate your patients.

Nearly Half Of U.S. Children Late Receiving Vaccines

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents

Jan 22 (Reuters) - Nearly half of babies and toddlers in the United States aren't getting recommended vaccines on time, according to a study - and i...

Vaccines For U.S. Children May Not Be Properly Stored

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Parents

* Review found expired vaccines mixed in with others * Some vaccines could be less effective * Report probed 45 vaccine ...

Vaccines for Children: Why We Need to Create Incentives Now

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 09.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Orin Levine

In low- and middle-income countries, children living in poverty are less likely to be vaccinated -- and more likely to die or become ill from a vaccine-preventable disease -- than wealthier children.

From Maryland to Rwanda: Linking Communities to Prevent Disease

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Orin Levine

Access to life-saving vaccines should not be determined by the lottery of birthplace and every child deserves a healthy future, whether they are born in Baltimore or Bangalore.