Monday, June 18, 2018
According to a new survey commissioned by Research!America, a majority of Americans view child abuse and neglect as a serious public health problem. Now, two Coloradans have created a foundation to support research, training and prevention. One of...
Monday, June 11, 2018
Regarding the article "Guests at ‘hotel influenza’ will help test flu shot" (June 6) : The "hotel influenza" study could significantly advance research into the development of a universal flu vaccine and improve the effectiveness of vaccines. The...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
A recent survey found that Americans in 2018 have less confidence in the U.S. vaccine system than they did 10 years ago. Overall, 77 percent of respondents to a recent survey still expressed confidence in the system, but that number was down a full...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
An op-ed from Mary Woolley. The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is deeply unsettling, having already killed more than two dozen people. In the 2015 outbreak in West Africa that spread to this country as well, thousands...
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
A letter to the editor from Mary Woolley. The confirmed case of measles in Maryland demonstrates the importance of public awareness about the safety and efficacy of vaccines.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Results of a recent survey examined the thoughts of Americans concerning the potential impact infectious and emerging diseases facing other countries will have in the United States. The effort, commissioned by Research!America and the American...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Attitudes about the positive benefit of vaccinations have dropped 16 points over the past 10 years, a precipitous drop that is also reflected by an 11-point decrease in the belief that it's "very important" for children to be vaccinated, according...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The number of Americans who believe vaccinations are crucial to public health has fallen by 10 percent in the last 10 years, according to a new survey. A poll for Research America found that 70 percent say vaccinations for diseases like measles and...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Fewer Americans are putting their trust in vaccines—and the repercussions could be felt by society at large. According to a new survey released Monday by the American Society for Microbiology and Research America , the percentage of American adults...
Monday, May 21, 2018
An overwhelming majority of Americans (95%) think infectious and emerging diseases facing other countries will pose a ‘major’ or ‘minor’ threat to the U.S. in the next few years, but more than half (61%) say they are confident the federal government...


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