Frequently Asked Questions About Immunizations

Frequently Asked Questions About Immunizations

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OrganizationCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov
The CDC (the national public health institute of the United States) promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

Web SiteCDC: Vaccines & Immunizations
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/
The CDC's site has information on vaccines, including immunization schedules, recommendations, FAQs, and more.

OrganizationAmerican Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
http://www.aap.org
The AAP is committed to the health and well-being of infants, adolescents, and young adults. The website offers news articles and tips on health for families.

Web SiteThe History of Vaccines
http://www.historyofvaccines.org/
The History of Vaccines is an informational, educational website created by The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, the oldest professional society in the United States.

OrganizationImmunization Action Coalition
http://www.immunize.org
This organization is a source of childhood, adolescent, and adult immunization information as well as hepatitis B educational materials.

OrganizationWorld Health Organization (WHO)
http://www.who.int/en
WHO, the United Nations' specialized agency, works to give people worldwide the highest possible level of health - physically, mentally, and socially.

Web SiteCDC: Preteen and Teen Vaccines
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/who/teens/index.html
CDC site provides materials in English and Spanish for parents, teens, preteens, and health care providers about vaccines and the diseases they prevent.

OrganizationNational Institutes of Health (NIH)
http://www.nih.gov
NIH is an Agency under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and offers health information and scientific resources.


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