Micro-blogging is the practice of sending brief text updates, photos, audio/video clips or links and make these public on a website and/or distributed to a private group of subscribers. These messages can be submitted by text messaging, instant messaging or e-mail.
Many micro-blogs provide short commentary about medical news, medical specialties or a company's products and services.
Webicina features two microblogging platforms including
is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that allows its users to send and read other users' updates, which are text-based posts of up to 140 characters in length.
In countries all around the world, people follow the sources most relevant to them and access information via Twitter as it happens—from breaking world news to updates from friends.
Vaccines Today is an online platform, supported by the European Vaccine Manufacturers (EVM), for discussing vaccines and vaccination.
GAVI's mission: To save children’s lives and protect people’s health by increasing access to immunisation in developing countries.
Educates, connects and empowers Americans to champion vaccines as one of the most cost-effective ways to save children’s lives in developing countries.
Developing new Tuberculosis Vaccines for the World.
Dengue Vaccine Initiative
Dengue Vaccine Initiative (DVI) is a consortium of organizations laying the groundwork for introduction of a dengue vaccine, and a world free of dengue.
Sabin Vaccine Institute
Our Mission: To reduce needless suffering from vaccine preventable and neglected tropical diseases.
The Vaccine Times
One Shot, One Life. Vaccine facts and news magazine for parents.
History of Vaccines
A website chronicling the compelling history of vaccination.
International Vaccine Access Center at JHSPH
IVAC's mission is to accelerate global access to life-saving vaccines through development and implementation of evidence-based policies.
TuBerculosis Vaccine Initiative
TuBerculosis Vaccine Initiative works on new vaccines to protect future generations against tuberculosis.
Vaccine Nation Blog
We discuss the latest issues in strategy and innovation in vaccines.
The Vaccine Xchange
The Vaccine Xchange is a place where people interested in vaccine safety can come and share their stories, find answers, and read the latest scientific studies.
Vaccine news and commentary from Jason L. Schwartz of the University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics.
Featuring more than 20 experts from the ethics, law, science, medicine, business, and history; the essential handbook for the vaccination choice movement.
Europe’s innovative and influential vaccines congress, offering clear and informed insights into vaccine discovery, development and production.
Flu-related updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
One-stop access to U.S. Government H1N1, avian and pandemic flu information.
VacciNews.net provides up-to-date expert information to the public, media and health professionals to help them understand the real facts about vaccines.
Researcher, advocate, father, husband.
I teach at MIT's Grad Program in Science Writing and wrote The Panic Virus, Feeding the Monster and Hard News.
CEO of the GAVI Alliance. Medical doctor specializing in infectious disease epidemiology and global health.
Chief of Infectious Diseases at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and co-inventor of a Rotavirus vaccine. Author of Deadly Choices.
Deborah L. Wexler
Executive Director of the Immunization Action Coalition.
I am an infectious disease epidemiologist specializing in the physical and social landscapes of infections. Author of InfectionLandscapes.org and Germlines.org.
There are aggregators that help you find people tweeting about vaccination.
Twellow.com is currently grabbing publicly available messages from the Twitter.com micro-blogging service. They analyze and categorize each of the users responsible for those messages into the various categories found at Twellow.com.
It lets you track all the tweets and Twitter users focusing on vaccination.