Study: No link to flu vaccines giving unborn babies autism

Women getting a flu shot while pregnant doesn’t result in their unborn babies contracting autism. That is the conclusion of researchers who published a study last month in JAMA Pediatrics. According to NPR, smaller studies studied certain health problems pregnant women contracted while pregnant showing a link to serious viral infections and maternal fever. However,…

How anti-vaxxers think

A very interesting article points out the contradictory manner as to how people think when it comes to vaccines. A doctor posted a conversation one of his colleagues had with a child. The child’s parent wanted an Ebola vaccine shot for their child. When the doctor told the parent they didn’t have one but there…

Proof vaccines work

(H/T Vox.com) As the article points out: This chart is why vaccines matter. It compares declines from the number of cases of communicable diseases during an average year in the 20th century, to cases reported in 2010. And for diseases that we’ve fully vaccinated against — things like smallpox, which used to infect nearly 30,000…