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Vaccine Ambassadors

Pneumococcal Pneumonia: Worth the Shot – Joint Statement by the World Coalition on Adult Vaccination

In the current climate of COVID-19 it is more important than ever to ensure the protection of older adults, and those with underlying chronic conditions, against vaccine preventable diseases. Maximizing uptake of existing vaccines for respiratory diseases, such as influenza and pneumococcal pneumonia, reduces the annual burden of disease – including increased mortality, morbidity and healthcare costs – particularly in at-risk populations.

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The Importance of Routine Vaccines in the Age of the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the coronavirus grips the world, we have seen many casualties. The most obvious and heart-breaking are the lives lost to the Covid-19 pandemic. The fallout has been felt personally and collectively and the ripple effect will continue to play out in our daily lives in unexpected ways.

2020 Spring UNC Rho Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega’s Philanthropy Grant

We are excited to announce that Vaccine Ambassadors has been chosen as a recipient of the 2020 Spring UNC Rho Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega’s Philanthropy Grant for our work to protect children and families from vaccine preventable diseases. Typically, we would have the opportunity to accept this grant in person, but because of the …

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A Vaccine is the Perfect Gift to Give and Receive

In 1963, a community in the Bronx came together to recognize the value of grandparents by creating a day dedicated to them. For many grandparents, 1963 was a significant year for another reason as well; a vaccine for measles, one of the most highly-contagious and life-threatening diseases, was introduced. Grandparents around the country would now …

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