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New Vaccine Study: Childhood Vaccines are Safe (7/1/14) Children should get vaccinated against preventable and potentially deadly diseases. Period. That's what a project that screened more than 20,000 scientific titles and 67 papers on vaccine safety concludes this week. The review appears in the latest edition of the medical journal Pediatrics...

Don't Hesitate-Vaccinate

NFID infographic highlighting the need to protect children from influenza

"Flu Funnies" Videos

Improving Childhood Influenza Immunization: A Five Year Progress Report (2012)

Improving Childhood Influenza Immunization Rates To Protect Our Nation’s Children (Updated 2008)