News/Outbreaks


Second Dose of H1N1 Vaccine for Children Below Age Ten Should Not Be Missed

By Amy Pisani Several batches of Sanofi Pasteur’s H1N1 vaccines have been voluntarily recalled after post delivery testing of the vaccines by the manufacturer revealed that they were less...


Newsweek Explores The Dangers of Not Vaccinating

By Amy Pisani Newsweek has published another excellent piece on the importance of vaccinations. Written by Laurie Garrett, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, and...


Tune In To See Michael Specter on The Daily Show Tonight

By Amy Pisani Tonight, author and long-time New Yorker journalist Michael Specter will be appearing on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to discuss his new book Denialism.  Specter’s...


World AIDS Day

By Amy Pisani December 1 is World AIDS Day 2009.  USAID and its partners throughout the globe are using this day to spread success stories in the fight against...


What Did Everyone Give Thanks For This Year?

By Amy Pisani I hope everyone had a happy and healthy Thanksgiving weekend. I wanted to give everyone an update on a very special project that the Colorado Children’s...


Give Thanks for Good Health and to Those Who Made It Possible

By Amy Pisani I recently sent a very brief word of praise to a few colleagues down at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) for all...


SELF Magazine Features Vaccinate Your Baby Spokesperson Amanda Peet

"This is about children's health. This is about the future of our children's health. It's about what happens when you become complacent and you're not vigilant as a community....


Give Thanks for Your Healthy Child

Guest Blog post by Dawn A. Crawford, Communications Director at the Colorado Children’s Immunization Coalition At the height of the H1N1 scare it’s easy to forget why we are...


Government moves past the vaccine-autism debate

By Amy Pisani Hi everyone, I’m not sure how familiar you are with the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee, but it is the committee within the department of Health and...


H1N1 Vaccine: No “Golden Ticket”

By Amy Pisani It’s early November and I’m no closer to attaining H1N1 vaccine for my nine year old. My pediatrician has basically given up and suggested I get...