If you had measles as a child, do you need another shot? What if you can’t remember if you were vaccinated? Your measles questions answered.
By Nsikan Akpan
Several states have tightened their immunization requirements, requiring children who attend school get vaccinated against preventable illnesses. But some parents who believe vaccines should be a personal choice are pushing back. Special correspondent Lisa Stark of Education Week reports from…
By PBS NewsHour
A Yemeni child receives polio vaccination during an immunization campaign at a health center in the capital of Sanaa.
By News Desk
The World Health Organization recommended that flu vaccine manufacturers swap out a component based on one flu virus with an updated version.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
By Justin Scuiletti
Parents who do not vaccinate their children will lose more than $11,000 a year per child in childcare benefits, the Australian government announced today.
By Lauren Neergaard, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The miserable flu season is winding down but not quite over yet, health officials said Wednesday, even the government picked what it hoped would be a better vaccine recipe for next fall and winter.
By Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
DENVER — As vaccine skeptics fight laws that would force more parents to inoculate their kids, they are finding unexpected allies in conservative Republicans.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — For a pair of first-time presidential hopefuls, the sudden injection of the childhood vaccine debate into the 2016 campaign is a lesson in how unexpected issues can become stumbling blocks. Long-held positions can look different under the glare…
By PBS NewsHour
A measles outbreak has reached 14 states and infected more than 100 people. The disease had been considered eradicated in the U.S., but parents’ skepticism about the safety and usefulness of vaccines in recent years has made room for measles…
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