Errors in reasoning and vaccines
Chances are you have debated or disagreed with someone in your day-to-day life. During these exchanges, many people make simple errors in logic or reasoning that can undermine their positions. Those errors are known as logical fallacies. The latest question-and-answer sheet produced by the Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (VEC) identifies 15 logical fallacies and provides examples related to common vaccine and vaccine-safety concerns.
New hepatitis B vaccine for adults (with video)
The VEC recently released a video and an article about a new hepatitis B vaccine for adults. Called HEPLISAV-B®, this vaccine only requires two doses instead of three. Watch the video and read the article for more information on this new hepatitis B vaccine option for adults.
The Lyme disease vaccine that once was
Did you know that your pets can be protected against Lyme disease, but your family cannot, despite the fact that technology exists to make a Lyme vaccine? Find out why in this article published by Healthline.com.