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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.

OrganizationNational Institutes of Health's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
http://www.niaid.nih.gov
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

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

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.

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.

OrganizationU.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
http://www.fda.gov
The FDA protects public health through the control and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter medications, vaccines, and much more.



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