MSMA Supports AAP Guidelines for Vaccinations
For more than 30 years, MSMA has supported the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for immunizing children. MSMA adopted this policy in 1987 and works to ensure lawmakers who face legislation pertaining to vaccinations have scientific information on which to base their decisions.
In 2019, MSMA successfully lobbied to quash two bills that would have benefitted the anti-vaccine movement:
The anti-vaccine group is vocal in its advocacy efforts. MSMA must stay vigilant to ensure public health is not compromised by these misguided individuals and their efforts to sway lawmakers with pseudoscience.