Beloved country star Dolly Parton, who helped fund the Moderna vaccine, received her COVID-19 shot Tuesday, getting what she called “a dose of her own medicine.” In a video posted to social media, she encourages us all to do the…
The West African country of Ghana on Wednesday became the first nation to receive a delivery of COVID-19 vaccines through a global initiative called COVAX, which aims to give more equitable access to the vaccine. Nick Schifrin reports and speaks…
By Nick Schifrin, Rebecca Oh
Europe’s vaccination rollout is in crisis with manufacturing delays causing supply shortages and thousands of appointments cancelled indefinitely. The European Union wants to see 70 percent of its population inoculated by the fall. But frustration is growing amongst its citizens…
By Lucy Hough
A robust sign-up for flu shots could help head off a nightmare scenario in the coming winter of hospitals stuffed with both COVID-19 patients and those suffering from severe effects of influenza.
By Julie Appleby, Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
By Hari Sreenivasan, Courtney Norris
As health care officials around the world struggle to respond to novel coronavirus, another deadly -- and far more contagious -- disease is on the rise, fueled in large part by insufficient immunization. In some countries, military conflict diminishes access…
By David Klepper, Associated Press
The law takes effect immediately but will give unvaccinated students up to 30 days after they enter a school to show they've had the first dose of each required immunization.
By Patricia L. Foster, The Conversation
The 2018-2019 flu season was relatively mild compared to last year's, but it was unusual in that it had two peaks, one in December and one in May.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
The updated national tally has already eclipsed the total for any full year since 1994, when 963 cases were reported.
By Nsikan Akpan
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.
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