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  • The dangers of not vaccinating children

    The dangers of not vaccinating children
    I know that parents worry about whether vaccines are safe for their children. But they also should consider the dangers of not vaccinating, which is why I'm telling my family's story.
  • Human error seen in measles vaccination deaths in Syria: WHO

    GENEVA (Reuters) - A muscle relaxant appears to have been mixed mistakenly with measles vaccine, killing 15 children in Syria this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, calling it the biggest such tragedy in memory. The WHO said it...

    Wrongly mixed vaccine suspected in deaths of 15 Syrian infants

    The use of an improperly mixed vaccine in a measles-immunization campaign apparently led to the deaths this week of at least 15 infants in a rebel-held corner of Syria, a preliminary investigation has found. As many as 75 children may have been injected...

    Measles vaccination campaign halted in northern Syria after 15 children die

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Fifteen children died after being vaccinated against measles in northern Syria, resulting in the program being halted, aid workers said on Wednesday, a tragedy likely to damage trust in health services in opposition-held areas. An...

    A message to moms and dads: Get your kids vaccinated

    A message to moms and dads: Get your kids vaccinated
    To the editor: I cannot agree more with Margaret Harmon: Vaccination is the best way to keep everyone safe from potentially devastating diseases. ("Measles is back: a mother's warning," Op-Ed, Sept. 13) The odds of a child suffering ill effects from a...