COVID-19 vaccination: 1-on-1 talks can still work, says pediatrician
On masks and vaccination, persistence pays off for Hattiesburg, Mississippi, pediatrician and AMA member Anita S. Henderson, MD.
Defeating misinformation is key in ending the pandemic
Americans deserve clear and truthful messaging about the importance of vaccines, vaccine science, and the crucial role they play in protecting public health.
How to have crucial conversations with vaccine-hesitant patients
When speaking with patients who are reluctant to be vaccinated against COVID-19, stop playing the numbers game. Keep calm and tell real stories.
Behind the wait on vaccinating younger children against COVID-19
Paul Offit, MD, co-inventor of the RotaTeq vaccine, explains how the clinical trial process on COVID-19 vaccines differs for children younger than 12.
Paul Offit, MD, talks about vaccine authorization for kids
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing vaccine authorization for kids.
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AMA in the News: August 2021
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COVID-19 vaccination: What to do when teens, parents disagree
Learn with the AMA how to achieve agreement. Or, when that’s not practical, how to still get minors the care they want and need.
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