Article Roundup: Vaccine News for Spring 2019
Today we’re sharing a roundup of vaccine news that’s both timely and revealing. (Make sure to follow us on social media if you’d like to stay in-the-know on news like this!)
Doctors are Trying a Gentler Approach to Persuade Vaccine-Skeptical Parents - Dr. Joel Amundson, Boost medical advisory board member, is featured in this article about the benefits of taking a sympathetic approach when talking to vaccine-hesitant families.
Pediatrician Paul Thomas Has 15,000 Patients—and He Tells Them the Measles Vaccine Might Cause Autism - Local doctor, Paul Thomas, is telling patients that it’s okay not to vaccinate. The medical community is concerned. Boost medical advisory board member, Dr. Jay Rosenbloom, is featured in this article on how he counsels patients who previously saw Dr. Thomas.
Parents of Babies Too Young to Vaccinate Feel Trapped by Measles Outbreak - A look at the fear and isolation that many parents have felt during the recent measles outbreaks.
Scientists Thought They Had Measles Cornered. They Were Wrong. - Clusters of new measles infections — some linked, some not — have confounded health officials.
I’ve talked to dozens of parents about why they don’t vaccinate. Here’s what they told me. - How modern parenting culture is driving the anti-vaccination movement.
RFK Jr. Is Our Brother and Uncle. He’s Tragically Wrong About Vaccines. - Family members of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. explain how his and others' misinformation about vaccines is having heartbreaking—and deadly—consequences.