This week on Line One, host Dr. Thad Woodard and his guest and Dr. Andrew Kroger from the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases explore provider and patient reluctance regarding immunizations. Vaccination rates among U.S. children aged 19 to 35 months largely remain high, but there have been small dips in coverage. What is the risk of serious side effects associated with the common immunizations used in the U.S.? Find out on Line One: Your Health Connection this afternoon at 2:00 pm.
- CDC: Vaccines and Immunizations
- CDC: Possible Side-effects from Vaccines
- MMWR: National, State, and Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Children Aged 19 – 35 Months – United States, 2009
- CDC Survey Finds Childhood Immunization Rates Remain High (16 Sept 2010)
- AP: Calif. whooping cough: 9 dead, infections on rise
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- Dr. Thad Woodard, Anchorage pediatrician
- Andrew Kroger, MD, MPH a medical officer in the Education Information and Partnership branch (or EIPB) of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, September 27, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.
REPEAT BROADCAST: Monday, September 27, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.
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