Why Children in Europe are Dying from an Eliminated Disease

In just the first 6 months of 2018, Europe has had a staggering 41,000 cases of measles. This is worse than any other full year in the last decade. It’s almost 8 times the number of cases in 2016 and I dread to think what the count will be by the end of the year.... Continue Reading →

The Impact of Vaccination & Challenges for the Future

Originally published by Jonathon Coey at Public Health United on August 12, 2018 August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) in America – an ideal time to learn (or review!) our work in eradicating diseases, and some of the current challenges facing vaccination. Eradication Campaigns: Smallpox – eradicated in 1980 The #1 fear in America... Continue Reading →

Vaccination (Part 2): Myths Debunked

Would you like to be able to set your friends mind at ease if they have concerns about vaccination? Perhaps you'd like to be better prepared for when you encounter an anti-vaxxer? Well, then this article is for you. One by one I'll go through some of the most common arguments raised by anti-vaxxers, and... Continue Reading →

Vaccination (Part 1): The Basics

Of the US population, it is estimated that : 70% are pro-vaccination 2% are anti-vaxxer 28% are unsure This post is not a battle cry against anti-vaxxers (that will come in part 2), but rather, a comprehensive review of the science behind vaccination. The aim is to help anyone who is unsure gain a better... Continue Reading →

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