How Do Vaccines Work?
The American Academy of Pediatrics provides a brief overview of how vaccination protects the body from disease.
Information About Specific Diseases:
Vaccines and Preventable Diseases
The Centers for Disease Control list descriptions of diseases for which there are vaccines, including their causes, symptoms and transmission.
The Immunization Action Coalition provides informative Q&A sheets about specific diseases, with videos, photos, case histories and vaccine information. (Immunization Action Coalition is an organization that advocates vaccination.)
Questions About Vaccination:
Frequently Asked Questions
The National Vaccine Information Center gives information about vaccine reactions and other concerns. (NVIC is a consumer organization founded by Barbara Loe Fisher, interviewed in the video.)
Do I Vaccinate?
Generation Rescue presents issues to consider before vaccinating your child. (Generation Rescue’s website describes itself as “Jenny McCarthy’s Autism Organization.”)
Concerns About Vaccines
The Immunization Action Coalition addresses common questions about vaccines answered by doctors Paul Offit (from video) and Louis Bell in their book, Vaccines: What You Should Know.