Jeff Forster, Author at Medical Bag

Jeff Forster

Jeff Forster has more than 40 years of experience as a medical writer, editor, and editorial director at Haymarket Media and Thomson/Medical Economics. He served as chief Editor for Contemporary Pediatrics, Patient Care and Medical Economics.

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Herd Immunity 101: Explaining Vaccination Effectiveness to Patients

Detailing the importance of immunization and clarifying the concept of herd immunity to patients is a worthwhile conversation at any time but especially relevant in the COVID-19 era, rife with an abundance of information and misinformation. A good way to approach the subject is to change the terminology. “Herd immunity originally applied to farm animals,”…

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