Reviewing vaccine research can be overwhelming if not daunting for parents when they are trying to make the right decision for their newborn babies, especially when the children or child is premature or of very low birth weight.
In this video, Dr. Dale reviews just some of the research and information he feels parents should be given when deciding whether to vaccinate.
Resources / References:
Malnutrition: The Leading Cause of Immune Deficiency Diseases Worldwide
Zinc, diarrhea, and pneumonia
Adverse Events After Routine Immunization of Extremely Low-Birth-Weight Infants
Efficacy of 23-valent pneumococcal vaccine in preventing pneumonia and improving survival in nursing home residents: double blind, randomised and placebo controlled trial.
Acellular pertussis vaccines protect against disease but fail to prevent infection and transmission in a nonhuman primate model.
Early diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccination associated with higher female mortality and no difference in male mortality in a cohort of low birthweight children: an observational study within a randomised trial
A Population-Based Cohort Study of Undervaccination in 8 Managed Care Organizations Across the United States
Pilot comparative study on the health of vaccinated and unvaccinated 6- to 12-year-old U.S. children
Relative trends in hospitalizations and mortality among infants by the number of vaccine doses and age, based on the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), 1990–2010
Simultaneous sudden infant death syndrome
Simultaneous sudden infant death syndrome: a case report.
The role of nutrition in viral disease
Malnutrition as an underlying cause of childhood deaths associated with infectious diseases in developing countries
Vaccines for measles, mumps and rubella in children.
Vaccines are not associated with autism: an evidence-based meta-analysis of case-control and cohort studies.
The Introduction of Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis and Oral Polio Vaccine Among Young Infants in an Urban African Community: A Natural Experiment.