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Dr. Cynthia Cristofani: Not Vaccinating Children is a "Twofold Tragedy"
Parents who choose not to vaccinate are putting their children at risk while side-tracking much-needed research into autism, says pediatrician Cynthia Cristofani.
March 23, 2015
Dr. Robert W. Sears: Why Partial Vaccinations May Be an Answer
In the absence of consensus between concerned parents and public health officials over vaccine safety, partial vaccinations for children may be a middle ground, says pediatrician Robert Sears.
March 23, 2015
Alvaro and Myriam Fontan: Herd Immunity is the "Only Thing" to Protect a Child Like Ours
Alvaro and Myriam are the parents of Vanessa, who was just 40 days old -- too young to have been vaccinated for whooping cough -- when she became extremely ill.
March 23, 2015
J.B. Handley: No Study Shows "Vaccines Didn't Cause My Son's Autism"
The cofounder of the autism advocacy site Generation Rescue says that if he ran the CDC, he would give "far fewer" vaccinations to children, "and I'd give them in a much more careful way."
March 23, 2015
Coming in March on FRONTLINE
FRONTLINE investigates two heated battles in March: the fight against ISIS, and the resurgent vaccine debate.
February 25, 2015
CDC Urges Measles Vaccinations as Number of Cases Exceeds 100
Director Dr. Thomas Frieden blamed a lack of vaccinations for the resurgence of a disease that the CDC said was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000.
February 2, 2015
Doctors to Parents: Get Your Child Vaccinated, Or Get Out
There's a new twist to the ongoing vaccine debate, which pits some parents against doctors and public health officials over the safety of inoculations: an increase in doctors "firing" patients whose refuse vaccinations.
February 16, 2012
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