ACTSI Investigator Dr. Saad Omer in the News

Saad Omer, MBBS, PhD, MPH, ACTSI investigator and  associate professor of global health and epidemiology, Emory Vaccine Center, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

Emory Public Health Magazine | Spreading the Message about Vaccine Compliance
Fall 2014 | Some parents skip pediatric vaccinations
April 1, 2014

Mother Jones | An interview about childhood vaccines
March 30, 2014

The Bulletin | Oregon vaccine law begins next month
February 24, 2014

Reuters | Vaccine exemption bills often introduced but rarely passed
Los Angeles Times | Vaccination exemptions still on states' legislative agendas
LiveScience | Rules make vaccine exemptions for kids harder to get
HealthDay News | States may be getting stricter on child vaccine exemptions
February 12, 2014

MedPage Today  | Huffington Post | Vaccine refusal tied to pertussis outbreak
September 30, 2013

Emory News Center | Vaccine refusals contributed to pertussis outbreak in California, study suggests
September 30, 2013

Discovery News | 5 Disease outbreaks are linked to vaccine-shy parents
August 29, 2013

The Atlantic | What Jenny McCarthy and the Taliban have in common
July 30, 2013

Yahoo News | Shooting the wheeze: Whooping cough vaccine falls short of previous shot’s protection
May 21, 2013

Emory News Center | Study shows reduced risk of preterm birth for vaccinated pregnant women
February 25, 2013

New York Times | Atlanta Business Chronicle | Flu shot tied to healthy pregnancy
February 21, 2013

Wall Street Journal | Flu shots offer poor protection to seniors
February 21, 2013

ABC News | Medical opt-out rates for vaccines vary by state
August 30, 2012

Emory News Center | Increasing vaccine compliance for school immunizations
September 20, 2012

The New York Times | ABC News | Good Morning America | US News & World Report | The Statesman|Washington state makes it harder to forgo immunizations
September 19, 2012