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From the Immunization Action Coalition
Vaccine Information
for the public and health professionals


 Information about vaccine-preventable diseases

Diseases / Vaccines
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Human papillomavirus

Vaccination across the Lifespan


Vaccine Concerns


"Unprotected People"

Video Clips

Official Information


State Information




About IAC


Contact IAC


Visit IAC


Privacy policy

Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Click on a link below for comprehensive information about a specific disease and the vaccine that prevents it. Each page includes a Q & A section, photos and/or video footage, true stories of individuals who have suffered or died from the disease, descriptions of public policies, and references to other resources. Información en Español

Vaccination across the lifespan
Immunization information for infants and children
Immunization information for adolescents and young adults
Immunization information for adults

Vaccine concerns
Concerned about vaccines?

Vaccine safety information

Vaccines and autism
Thimerosal in vaccines

MMR vaccine does not cause autism. Examine the evidence!

The importance of vaccines

Evaluating health information on the Internet

Pictures and words about vaccine-preventable diseases
Collection of "Unprotected People" reports
Photographs of persons with vaccine-preventable diseases

Video clips (online) related to vaccine-preventable diseases

Official information
Vaccine Information Statements
Statistics on immunization coverage and disease incidence

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) statements

American Academy of Pediatrics immunization policy statements

World Health Organization immunization statements

State information
State immunization laws and mandates
State health department websites

Topics of special interest
CDC’s avian influenza (bird flu) web section
Travel vaccines
International adoption

Tattooing/body piercing

Vaccination and pregnancy

Immunization and health care workers

Tips for finding old immunization records

Links to other immunization resources

The Immunization Action Coalition, a non-profit organization, works to increase immunization rates and prevent disease. The Hepatitis B Coalition, a program of IAC, promotes hepatitis B vaccination for all children 0–18 years; HBsAg screening for all pregnant women; testing and vaccination for high-risk groups; and education and treatment for treatment for people chronically infected with hepatitis B.

This website is exclusively supported by Cooperative Agreement No. U66/CCU524042 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of IAC and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine Information for the Public
and Health Professionals

1573 Selby Avenue, Ste. 234
St. Paul, MN 55104
Tel: (651) 647-9009   Fax: (651) 647-9131

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