...Retrieved from http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=190649 vi Feikin DR, etc. Individual and Community Risks of Measles and Pertussis Associated With Personal Exemptions to Immunization. JAMA 2000;284:3145-3150. Retrieved from http://j...
...at increased risk of developing vaccine-preventable diseases. In fact, unvaccinated children are nearly six times more likely to contract pertussis and 22-35 times more likely to contract measles.3,4 In addition, persons who claim philosophical or religious exemptions create...
AAFP letter to CMS urging coverage under Medicare Part B for the cost of the shingles vaccine and the recommended one-time dose of tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) plus their administration in family physicians’ offices
AAFP letter to Congress urging coverage under Medicare Part B for the cost of the shingles vaccine and the recommended one-time dose of tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) plus their administration in family physicians’ offices
AAFP response to the National Vaccine Advisory Committee’s draft report for addressing the state of vaccine confidence in
...older who are up-to-date on recommended routine vaccines for influenza; tetanus and diphtheria (Td) or tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap); zoster; and pneumococcal. o The AAFP opposes inclusion of this measure in MIPS and in the web interface. The look-back...
AAFP Government Relations Weekly Report - July 17, 2015
On July 9, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services replied to the AAFP's letter dated May 28, 2015 concerning Medicare Part B Coverage for ACIP recommended vaccines.
The AAFP joined an organizational letter expressing concerns about vaccine provisions within the 21st Century Cures medical innovation proposal.
...at Disneyland in 2014. In 2012, 48,277 cases of pertussis (whooping cough) were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including 20 pertussis-related deaths.3 This was the most reported cases of pertussis since 1955. In addition, each year, more...
AAFP Washington Update -February 26, 2016
AAFP Government Relations Weekly Report - June 5, 2015