Tagged: vaccines

Positive encouragement for vaccination - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Feb 11, 2010

Some people feel that government health department messages to encourage vaccination can be too heavy-handed or negative for some people’s tastes. In a recent post I discussed rubella infection and it’s impact in early pregnancy. The illustrations for that article feature a New York State program to encourage children to be vaccinated against rubella. While old-fashioned … Read More

Gardasil Post-licensure Study - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Sep 27, 2009

Last month the Post-licensure safety study for Gardasil (the HPV vaccine) was released. The study focused on the reports of adverse events as reported to the VAERS database by the manufacturer, doctors and patients or caregivers. Much has been made by detractors of the vaccine about the serious alleged side effects that have struck young [...] … Read More