Why Cleveland Clinic Supports Vaccination

Cleveland Clinic completely supports vaccination. Harmful myths about vaccines have been scientifically debunked in rigorous ways. Yet approximately 42,000 adults and 300 children in the United States die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases. Vaccines are one of this era’s greatest healthcare achievements.

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5 Top Flu Vaccine Myths

It’s flu season — time to get your flu shot if you haven’t already. “Getting vaccinated against influenza every year is a proactive way for an individual to maintain their own health and the health of their family.  Influenza vaccine is safe and the best way to prevent the flu,” says infectious disease physician Thomas … Read More

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AAP Says Pregnant Women Need Whooping Cough Vaccine

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a new immunization schedule today, which includes a new approach to vaccinating for pertussis, or whooping cough, as it is more commonly known. Pregnant women   should get vaccinated to protect infants  against whooping cough, AAP says. To protect babies earlier, the AAP recommends that pregnant women are vaccinated … Read More