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Frequently Asked Questions About Immunizations

Frequently Asked Questions About Immunizations

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Centers 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.

American 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.

National 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.

Immunization 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.

National Immunization Program
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/
This website has information about immunizations. Call: (800) 232-2522

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

World 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.

The 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.

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