Study refutes any association between the H1N1 vaccine given to pregnant women and an increased risk of autism diagnosis in children.
Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against the flu may be exposed to limited, or inaccurate, information that impedes their decision, researchers report.
Researchers report skepticism that the flu vaccine can cause autism, is ineffective and can result in contracting the virus prevents some parents from vaccinating their children.
Researchers say vaccination campaigns focused on persuasion may not be effective. The study reports interventions focused on shaping patients' and parents' behavior may be more effective in promoting vaccinations.
A new study reports mice infected with a flu virus had an increased risk of developing Parkinson's symptoms. Importantly, mice vaccinated against the flu were less sensitive to MPTP and less likely to develop Parkinson's like symptoms.
Disinformation and concern about vaccine safety appear to be negatively influencing parents when it comes deciding whether or not to vaccinate their children, a new study reports.
Researchers find no association between an increased risk for autism in children and its mother contracting flu, or being exposed to the flu vaccine, during pregnancy.