Saved By The Vaccine
by Trish Parnell
I know the value of vaccination because I’ve seen it in action.
When the 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic hit, there was no vaccine immediately available to prevent infection. The virus was hard on teenagers—in our town, the middle schools and highs schools were half empty for weeks that winter. We’d never seen anything like it.
We Love Our Grandchildren
by Lynn Bozof
When it comes to vaccine-preventable diseases, I’ve had good times and I’ve had one very bad time. The good times were when we prevented what we could prevent, and our family was as healthy as can be. The bad time, which haunts me always, is the loss of my son to meningitis—a vaccine-preventable disease.
The Value Of Vaccination
by Katherine Vaughn, MD
I am a pediatrician in general practice, and am now on my second generation of patients. One of the immensely satisfying aspects of my practice is seeing the children that I took care of grow up and become parents themselves. Read More