Parents vexed by poor vaccine info

Parents who use Google for information on vaccination will struggle to find material that is accessible and easy to read, an Australian audit shows.

While there is plenty of pro-vaccination information available online, much of it is buried within websites and is either too simplistic or too technical for the average reader, even on well-resourced pro-immunisation sites owned by government.

On these sites, ‘motherhood’ statements about the benefits of immunisation abound, but there’s often little amplification or accessible referencing for further reading which might