Category: Kimberly Shea

I-Team: Vaccine Rates Plummeting In Parts Of Mass.

November 13th, 2014 in 2014, Kimberly Shea, Newsmakers, School of Public Health, WBZ-TV 0 comments

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Kimberly Shea, School of Public Health

Childhood vaccines are credited with virtually wiping out a host of awful diseases, yet many parents are still concerned about the shots…

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“There is one soccer mom talking to another soccer mom and they are sharing ideas, and sharing information, and some of those ideas may not be correct and they are being perpetuated.”

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Opting-Out Of Vaccines; Dipping Below Herd Immunity

August 22nd, 2013 in 2013, Blogs, Kimberly Shea, Newsmakers, School of Public Health, WBUR 0 comments

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Kimberly Shea, School of Public Health

With more and more families opting out of vaccinating their kids, one of the most sacred of public health goals, the concept of herd immunity, is being threatened…

Expert quote:

“Be wary of unfounded claims about vaccinations and obtain your information from a trusted and reliable source like your health care provider or pediatrician.”

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