About the Vaccines
How effective is the pertussis vaccine?
Whooping cough rates in the US have been increasing since the… Read More >>
Why are new vaccines being added to the list?
Even though we have come a long way in our understanding of infectious… Read More >>
How are vaccines monitored once they’re released for public use?
Vaccine safety is continuously monitored by the Food &… Read More >>
How are vaccines tested?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) meticulously regulates… Read More >>
Can the ingredients in vaccines hurt my baby?
Vaccines are not perfect in safety or effectiveness, but overall… Read More >>
What are vaccines made of?
Vaccines are made up of small amounts of weakened or dead versions… Read More >>
Why do we continue to use vaccines that are not 100% effective?
Even though not all vaccines are 100% effective, they all offer… Read More >>
What are combination vaccines?
A combination vaccine is two or more different vaccines that… Read More >>
Why do some vaccines require several shots?
For some vaccines, a series of shots has a cumulative effect… Read More >>
Why did doctors and scientists develop vaccines in the first place?
Before vaccines were invented and widely used, disease outbreaks… Read More >>
How do vaccines work?
Vaccines help children develop immunity against specific… Read More >>
How long have vaccines been around?
The idea of actively preventing disease has been around for… Read More >>