People who don’t get vaccinated are the most likely reason for the steady increase in the rate of measles and major outbreaks in the United States, according to an analysis released Tuesday. The findings, published in JAMA, add to the body of evidence linking failure to vaccinate with the spread of the highly infectious and […]
Sponsored through a grant from the NJ Department of Health, NJAFP has created a series of patient education videos designed to dispell the myths surrounding vaccines. These short videos are free to download and use in your waiting room or exam room. You may also request a DVD if your office does not have an Internet-enabled […]
When people misrepresent facts on the record, journalists are in a tough spot — especially when that information can be harmful. Which brings me to STAT’s recent interview with Robert F. Kennedy Jr., conducted by Helen Branswell
With classes beginning across New Jersey, several local colleges and universities, including Princeton and Rutgers, are now providing on-campus access to the meningococcal serotype B vaccine. This vaccine can prevent serious invasive disease – including blood stream infections, meningitis, and pneumonia – that result from meningococcal serotype B infection. The consequences of these illnesses are […]
The United States’ 2017 recommended immunization schedule for children and adolescents aged 18 years or younger, is available. Get schedules for children from birth through age 6 in English and Spanish.
The NJAAP is joining states in AAP District 3 in a quality improvement project to increase HPV immunization rates and prevent HPV cancers in the state. Webinars and other materials are archived here for all participating chapters and practices. For more information, contact Aldina M. Hovde, MSW at email@example.com or 609-842-0014, ext 123. EQIPP Webinar […]