Thursday, June 21, 2018
Leaders of the scientific community have criticized the myopic actions of this administration to stifle the voice and input of scientific knowledge. For example, President Trump has yet to nominate a scientific advisor. His administration’s budgets...
Monday, June 18, 2018
A strong majority of Americans view child abuse and neglect as a public health problem in the United States, a sentiment shared across populations with 81% of Hispanics, 76% of non-Hispanic whites, 74% of African-Americans and 67% of Asians in...
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
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...
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...

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