N.Y. court: Vaccine requirements don’t abridge religious freedom
A 2019 law is upheld by a New York appellate court. Learn how the AMA’s amicus brief helped the court reach its conclusion in favor of public health.
AMA amends ethical guidance on physician immunizations
New changes outline precautions for non-immunized physicians to protect patients and colleagues.
Oct. 23, 2020: Judicial Advocacy Update
How stronger vaccine mandates improve public health in the latest Judicial Advocacy Update.
How stronger vaccine mandates improve public health
In an amicus brief, the AMA Litigation Center explains how herd immunity relies on everyone who can safely receive a vaccine getting the vaccination.
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AMA in the News: August 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for August 2020.
In age of pandemics, how tough should vaccine mandates get?
Governments have various reasons for mandating vaccination. The AMA Journal of Ethics explores the preconditions and justifications.
March 12, 2020: State Advocacy Update
Maine's vaccination law and Virginia bans conversion therapy in the latest AMA state advocacy update.
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The AMA leads the charge on public health. Our members are the frontline of patient care, expanding access to care for underserved patients and developing key prevention strategies.