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Michael Melgar, MD Jun 13
I'm pretty sure politicians and the public would never ask a doctor for acting advice. Why do they think it makes sense to take medical advice from an actor?
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Eliza Orlins Jun 13
VACCINATIONS ARE A PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUE. They are not a matter of opinion nor a matter of religion. Thank you NY for passing legislation to end religious exemptions and mandate vaccines.
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Doc Bastard Jun 13
I'm sure was very sincere. She is not, however, a doctor, scientist, or expert on vaccines or vaccine-preventable diseases. Sincerity doesn't prevent diseases. Vaccines do.
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Seth Berkley Jun 19
The report is an impressive undertaking: a comprehensive picture of the state of vaccine confidence worldwide. It shows that the majority of people worldwide do trust the science that .
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Wellcome Trust Jun 19
What impacts people’s trust in vaccines? Find out the results from the Wellcome Global Monitor, the world's largest survey into attitudes towards health and science 👉 |
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Alison Kabaroff Jun 11
When I was in medical school, I remember rounding on an unvaccinated infant who required a craniotomy for a brain empyema secondary to H.flu
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UNICEF 21m
The spread of misinformation about vaccines is leaving parents in fear and children at risk. It's up to all of us to share the evidence that .
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Chelsea Clinton 19h
and study after study has proven they cause immunity (and adults), not autism. Yet “only 72% of people in North America & 73% in Northern Europe agree that vaccines are safe. In Eastern Europe it’s just 50%.”
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World Health Organization (WHO) Jun 19
Q: Are vaccines safe? A: are safe. Any licensed vaccine is rigorously tested across multiple phases of trials before it is approved for use, and continuously monitored to make sure it is safe and effective
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Public Health England Jun 15
🎵 We’re advising anyone heading to festivals this summer to ensure they are up to date with their MMR vaccine. Measles can kill and is incredibly easy to catch. It's not too late to get protected. |
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HSE National Immunisation Office Jun 11
In 1962, Olivia Dahl died aged 7. She caught measles and went on to develop encephalitis. In Roald Dahl's own words "In an hour, she was unconscious. In 12 hours she was dead." 2 doses of vaccine are needed for protection
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Rex the TV terrier 2h
Hey everybody! I've teamed up with my favorite science dog to spread the word. Vaccinate! Yourself, your kids and your pets. Vaccination saves lives.
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus 22h
Very encouraging to see survey results from showing that more than 75% of the world’s population agree that are safe and effective. Scepticism about the safety of vaccines in some countries is a challenge we must all work to change.
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Immunise Scotland Jun 13
Immunisation protects children against serious diseases. Once immunised, children’s bodies are better at fighting these diseases if they come into contact with them. To make sure your child is up-to-date, check the immunisation schedule here:
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Rory O’Malley Jun 13
Vaccinate your children. The science is clear and ignoring the facts will endanger your child and the lives of everyone they come in contact with.
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UNICEF 15h
What is herd immunity and why does it matter to your child's health? explains.
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World Health Organization (WHO) 21h
Replying to @WHO
Immunization is a shared responsibility. If only some people are vaccinated, diseases can still spread and these groups are at highest risk: 🔺Infants who are too young to receive their 🔺Older adults at risk of serious disease 🔺People with low immunity
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UNICEF 19h
Misinformation about vaccines is putting young lives in danger. But the evidence is clear: .
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IWF Jun 19
[POLICY FOCUS] Although measles is preventable by vaccine and was once considered extinct in the U.S., the disease is making a comeback here and remains a major disease worldwide. 
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Jun 18
Because of record numbers of measles cases, families should talk to their pediatrician about vaccinating children under age 1 before traveling abroad. In , experts explain the risks of traveling internationally.
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