PARENTING WEEK: The Truth About Vaccines

Tuesday, August 137:00—8:00 PMMeeting RoomTewksbury Public Library300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA, 01876

Do vaccines cause autism? Does the childhood vaccine schedule overwhelm my child’s immune system? Should adults get vaccines, and can vaccines cause diseases they’re meant to prevent? Get the answers to all of the above questions and more! Come learn the story of one of the greatest successes in modern medicine that has reduced or even eliminated diseases that devastated the world not long ago. Enjoy a fact-based discussion of the history, state of the field, and future developments in this exciting area. Led by researcher James Sampson, creator of Breaking Science, a science education organization that strives to engage non-scientists and facilitate their development of scientific critical thinking skills. Sampson earned his PhD in immunology from Tufts University Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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