Can vaccines cause the disease they're supposed to prevent? Do they lead to autism? Every leading medical organization says no — and supports immunization — yet parents are growing increasingly skeptical.
Every time one of these sham stories runs, more children lose out on important vaccinations. We're already seeing a whooping cough epidemic in Washington state.
A significantly higher percentage of physicians and nurses compared with other healthcare workers received flu vaccines in the last flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. "
With legislation passed in 2011, Texas is set to lead the nation in ensuring health care workers are properly vaccinated and do not spread preventable diseases to patients.