An outbreak of 34 cases of measles has hit Minnesota’s densely populated Somali-American neighborhoods, where 6 in 10 children are not vaccinated against the virus.
A whooping cough and measles outbreak prompted lawmakers to require parents to personally meet with health officials before a waiver can be granted.
Defensores de la salud pública esperan que con la nueva recomendación de administrar solo dos dosis de la vacuna contra el VPH a niñas y niños de entre 9 y 14 años las tasas de vacunación mejoren.
The vaccine protects kids against infection and several types of cancer but many parents have been reluctant to use it for their children.
The scourge of the Middle Ages could still be pretty scary as a bioterrorism weapon, so scientists are trying to find a way to immunize people against it.
Mumps is back and is having its worst year in a decade, fueled in part by its spread on college campuses.
California’s leading physician organization is heading a drive to convince adults they need their vaccinations, too.
After once being considered a preferred vaccine option for children, a CDC advisory panel recommended the spray should not be used in the upcoming flu season.
Millions of Americans over 60 are risking illnesses by skipping their shots.