April 26, 2012

Mothers Make Plea for Childhood Immunizations


It's a hot topic that has sparked debate among parents, whether or not they should vaccinate their infants. Wednesday morning Mayo Clinic doctors and some area mothers made a plea for everyone to stay up-to-date on their shots…Everlee, was indeed ill with whooping cough and would find herself in the ICU. It's instances like this, that are causing the Minnesota Commissioner of Health to urge everyone - of all ages - to stay up-to-date on vaccinations…"12,000 babies are born every day in the U.S. and by the time they've reached 2 they need to receive about 24 injections and 3 doses of vaccines," explained Dr. Robert Jacobson, with Mayo Clinic's Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine.

Additional Coverage: Medical News Today



Fox 47   4/26/12

Tags: Dr. Robert Jacobson, Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, vaccination

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