A new study reminds us of how much vaccine effectiveness hinges on one thing: our personal genetics.
By Nsikan Akpan
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 David Klepper, Associated Press
Cases have surged again, and are on pace to set a record for most illnesses in 25 years.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
In social media's battle against misinformation, bogus claims about the dangers of vaccines are the next target.
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
The 2017 case is the first case of pediatric tetanus in Oregon in more than 30 years and alarmed infectious disease experts who said tetanus is almost unheard of in the U.S. since widespread immunization began in the 1940s.
By Joshua Barajas
An Ohio teen who said he went his entire life without numerous vaccines testified before Congress on the dangers of misinformation and ideas that fuel the anti-vaxxer movement and put many young people at risk.
By Joshua Barajas, Erica R. Hendry
Washington state just eliminated the death penalty, Hungary bans sleeping in public areas and other stories we're reading now.
By Laura Santhanam
Half of U.S. states have not implemented policies to promote the vaccine, which scientific research shows can effectively prevent cancers caused by HPV infection, according to the CDC.
By Amanda Grennell
Two summers ago, Zika virus infected more than half a million people and caused more than 3,700 birth defects in the Americas. Then, the virus nosedived. With the weather warming and mosquitoes out, how much do we need to worry…
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