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...
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...
Monday, May 21, 2018
Americans have less confidence in the U.S. vaccine system than they did a decade ago, a survey found. Overall, 77% of respondents were confident in the current system in the U.S. for evaluating the safety of vaccines and recommendations for when...
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...
Monday, May 21, 2018
Trust in vaccinations is on the decline in the United States, even as fears of a major outbreak that the government isn't prepared to address remain high – trends public health officials say have worrying implications for the prevention of deadly...
Monday, May 21, 2018
Support for vaccination has fallen a little among Americans in the past 10 years, a new survey out Monday finds. While almost all Americans still vaccinate their children on schedule and support doing so, the percentage who say they strongly support...

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