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Sep 18, 2015
During a nationally televised GOP debate on September 16, candidates including Donald Trump and Drs. Ben Carson and Rand Paul made various unsubstantiated claims about vaccine safety. These comments included endorsements of debunked beliefs related to:
Watch Dr. Paul Offit, Director of the Vaccine Education Center, answer these questions based on scientifically proven facts.
Watch our "Do Vaccines Cause Autism?" video
Watch our "What Is the Harm in Delaying or Spacing out Vaccines?" video
Watch our "Do Babies Get to Many Vaccines?" video
Download the "Too Many Vaccines" Q&A sheet [PDF, 319KB]
Contact: Charlotte Moser, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, or MOSER@email.chop.edu
Materials in this section are updated as new information and vaccines become available. The Vaccine Education Center staff regularly reviews materials for accuracy.
You should not consider the information in this site to be specific, professional medical advice for your personal health or for your family's personal health. You should not use it to replace any relationship with a physician or other qualified healthcare professional. For medical concerns, including decisions about vaccinations, medications and other treatments, you should always consult your physician or, in serious cases, seek immediate assistance from emergency personnel.