Edward Jenner’s work regarding inoculation processes and the development of the smallpox vaccine was pivotal to the development of interventions that effectively protected the public from preventable diseases. Certainly, there has been a great deal of discourse in the past few years on the topic of vaccinations with a recent "resurgence noted in the number of cases of certain childhood diseases in the United States. In addition, the controversy regarding the safety of immunizations continues to present a challenge to public health officials in their efforts to improve vaccination rates and prevent the transmission of these diseases among at-risk populations.
For Discussion #1, locate a recent article or current news report pertaining to these critical issues and present a summation of the information.
Please submit your discussion of your article as a .doc or .docx file. Follow the guidelines for this activity as stipulated in the course syllabus. Attach your document in the "Assignments section of the web course. Do not provide the actual article. Make certain that you include the link to the news item or journal item.
citation and link to the article must be attached.
the article must be scholarly credible. article must have been written in the last 2-3 weeks.