Every day, pediatricians talk with families about vaccines' crucial role in protecting children from deadly diseases and about their safety. However, many parents also are reading inaccurate and misleading information online, which can have serious real-world consequences.
- Letter to the editor of the New York Times from Dr. Yasuda and Errol R. Alden, M.D., FAAP, president of the International Pediatric Association, on combating vaccine misinformation
- CDC’s measles web page
- AAP Red Book chapter on measles
- AAP clinical report "Countering Vaccine Hesitancy"
- Information for parents from HealthyChildren.org on measles outbreaks