As pediatric offices fill with five year olds in need of updated medical records before kindergarten, conversations about vaccinations have exploded into heated debates.
Un-vaccinated children, who might lower “herd immunity” have been the topic and target of countless headline news reports. “Shots” are frequently addressed in blog posts, Facebook pages and offline conversations.
Well-intentioned parents are on both sides of the discussion. In spite of assurances of safety from high-profile medical professionals, concerns and controversy will continue to swirl around.