The Center for Disease Control is quick to allay fears that the measles outbreak is not a sign of a comeback of the disease. Most US infections occur in unvaccinated people who come in contact with people carrying the virus.
A promising new vaccine for Tuberculosis (TB) is in the works to combat drug resistance.
A recent study showed Amish children who did not acquire vaccinations in the US also did not have autism. In fact, a certain doctor claimed that vaccinations contained mercury, that could support the theory that vaccination causes diseases.
Lack of political will hampers the “make measles history” efforts of the United Nations Children’s Fund. Despite the global efforts to put an end to deaths caused by measles through continuous awareness and vaccination initiatives, global health experts report that every day nearly 400 children still die from measles.
It is revealed in a study on baby care that many new mothers don't get appropriate advice on breastfeeding practices, pacifier use and immunization from the physicians. In some cases, the parents of the new-born receive advices from family members as well as from medical professionals that contradict with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendations.
A team of Spanish researchers developed a vaccine that was found effective in protecting camels from MERS infection, a breakthrough study suggests.
The flu vaccine does not help the elderly to produce antibodies that can fight flu.
Flu season is on and it has already inflicted more people than you can count. The researchers thought this is the best time to ask what the Americans have to say about the flu vaccinations
A team of researchers believe they have found a vaccine that could combat the dangerous RSV virus and protect children.
The CDC reported that Africa is very close to becoming a polio-free continent.
Uber, a car service company, will be delivering free flu shots in Boston, New York City and Washington D.C.
In order to end rabies throughout the world, experts stated that mass dog vaccinations in troublesome areas are needed.
Measles cases in Washington State are at an all-time high.
Researchers reported that an early trial testing the dengue fever vaccine shows promise.
The California State Department of Public Health has declared whooping cough an epidemic.