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Immunization news changes frequently, as new vaccines are added to the schedule or as safety concerns are discussed in media outlets. Check back here for the latest information from AAP on immunizations, as well as an audio and video library of parents and doctors discussing the importance of immunizing.



Latest News and Updates

Click here for information on new immunizations, responses to items in the news, and more.


Family Stories

The following stories are from families who have experienced vaccine preventable diseases.


Audio, Video, and Photo Libraries

  • Sound Advice
    To answer parents' questions about their children's vaccines, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers a collection of interviews with pediatricians, researchers, advocates and other parents.

  • Videos
    These videos from Every Child By Two answer frequently asked questions about vaccine safety, the schedule, ingredients, and more.

    A brief introduction to immunizations, these videos are provided by the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Department of Health and Human Services

  • Spanish Radionovelas
    CDC's "Keeping the Promise" Campaign is happy to bring to you its newest resource "Hablando de Vacunas (Talking about Vaccines)," a six-episode radionovela, which promotes the importance of immunizations to parents. Each episode (4 minutes long) is a drama series designed to engage and entertain Spanish-speaking parents using drama and humor, while educating them on infant immunization.

  • Photos of Vaccine Preventable Diseases
    These photos of children with diseases may be graphic.
  • The Vaccine Song (Exit Site)

Press Kit

The AAP has assembled materials for the media, as well as for pediatricians who are speaking to the media about vaccines.

Last updated: 3/2/2012


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