Understanding Vaccine-Derived Polio

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A rare, mutated form of poliovirus has caused paralysis in 2 children in the Ukraine. Several articles discuss what happened but it’s important to also understand the implications. First, the polio vaccine currently used in the US and most developed countries … Continued

On Herd Immunity

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“I am the red dot,” a commenter remarked poignantly on a post to our page of an infographic about herd immunity. As an immuno-compromised person, she is reliant on herd immunity to protect her from diseases that could be life-threatening … Continued

A Vaccination Glossary

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Diving headfirst into researching vaccines usually involves learning a whole new vocabulary. To make it easier to read studies and scientific papers, we’ve put together a glossary of some commonly used terms. Did we leave anything out? Let us know! … Continued

Why I Started The Vaccine Page

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As we launch our new blog, I wanted to take a moment to draw back the curtain and address our audience personally. Hi, I’m Liz Lynch; I’m one of the founders of The Vaccine Page, and I wanted to take … Continued