Vaccination and Immunization
As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reinforces, “Disease prevention is the key to public health,” and vaccination is a reliable, cost-effective way of reducing the risk of contracting a specific disease. Mumps, measles, whooping cough, tetanus and polio: These once prevalent diseases have all been brought under control through the widespread use of vaccination.
What Are Vaccines?
A vaccine is a substance administered to a patient to produce an immune response to a specific ... read more »
The strategy against preventing disease begins with childhood immunizations. Find ... read more »
A person’s need for vaccination doesn’t end after adolescence. Learn why experts say ... read more »
Travelers heading abroad are often encouraged or required to receive specific vaccinations before ... read more »
Swine Flu Vaccine
In mid-September the FDA approved a swine flu vaccine. Supplies become available ... read more »