HELPFUL VACCINE WEBSITES

HELPFUL VACCINE WEBSITES

I believe that a person can find whatever he or she is looking for on the Internet. If the claim is that the sky is green, I’m sure some “expert” has written something to support that theory. People logically know that they can’t believe everything they read on the Internet, but for whatever reason, that logic seems to go out the window when discussing vaccines. When it comes to vaccines, there are a lot of bad websites out there with misleading, false information.

I’ve compiled a list of some websites I know of that provide reliable, factual, scientific-based information for people desiring more information and resources.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

www.aap.org

www.cispimmunize.org (AAP childhood immunization support program)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

www.cdc.gov/vaccines

www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety

The Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

www.vaccine.chop.edu

Immunization Action Coalition (IAC)

www.vaccineinformation.org (for the public)

www.immunize.org (for healthcare professionals)

American Medical Association (AMA)

www.ama-assn.org

World Health Organizations

www.who.int/topics/immunization/en/

National Network for Immunization Information

www.immunizationinfo.org/vaccineinfo/index.cfm

Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases (PKIDS)

www.pkids.org

Every Child By Two (ECBT)

www.ecbt.org

www.vaccinateyourbaby.org

GAVI Alliance

www.vaccinealliance.org

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