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The Real Vaccine Roulette: Missing Your Baby’s Scheduled Shots

KQED Science | September 9, 2013 | 15 Comments

The Real Vaccine Roulette: Missing Your Baby’s Scheduled Shots

Some parents are choosing to delay, space out or forgo their children's recommended vaccinations. But according to a new study, every shot parents choose to skip greatly increases their children's risk of getting a potentially fatal infectious disease.

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Whooping Cough Remains a Formidable Opponent Against Vaccination

KQED Science | May 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

Whooping Cough Remains a Formidable Opponent Against Vaccination

The past few years have seen the worst outbreaks of whooping cough since the pre-vaccine days. A recent study adds to other research suggesting that though the newer aceullar vaccines have fewer side effects than the old whole cell versions, they don't last as long.

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