Countering vaccine hesitancy

The Committee on Infectious Diseases, the Committee on Practice and Ambulatory Medicine

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Abstract

Immunizations have led to a significant decrease in rates of vaccine-preventable diseases and have made a significant impact on the health of children. However, some parents express concerns about vaccine safety and the necessity of vaccines. The concerns of parents range from hesitancy about some immunizations to refusal of all vaccines. This clinical report provides information about addressing parental concerns about vaccination.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere20162146
JournalPediatrics
Volume138
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2016

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Medicine(all)
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)

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The Committee on Infectious Diseases, the Committee on Practice and Ambulatory Medicine (2016). Countering vaccine hesitancy. Pediatrics, 138(3), [e20162146]. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-2146