Immunization

NJIN logos_FINAL_ARC smallThe New Jersey Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics supports legislative actions that assist pediatricians in protecting all children from vaccine preventable diseases (VPD).  The Chapter remains strictly opposed to attempts at weakening or eliminating immunization mandates or supporting acceptance of alternative vaccine schedules.  Outbreaks of vaccine preventable diseases are returning. Numerous factors are putting past treatment successes in jeopardy include, the cost of acquiring and administering vaccines, an increasingly complex delivery system, as well as a small but growing number of parents who are forgoing vaccination for their children. [Read more]

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