A total of 387 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 15 states from January 1 to March 28, 2019. This is the second greatest number of cases reported in the US since measles was eliminated in 2000.
Ethan Lindenberger of Norwalk, Ohio, said his mother’s “love, affection and care is apparent,” but that she was steeped in online conspiracies that make him and his siblings vulnerable to vaccine-preventable diseases.
Anti-vaccination “fake news” being spread on social media is fueling a rise in measles cases and a decline in vaccination uptake, the head of England’s National Health Service has warned.
Washington state’s governor, Jay Inslee, declared a state of emergency on Friday after officials confirmed there were 31 cases of measles.
The nasal spray flu vaccine, or FluMist, appeared to have reduced effectiveness in protecting against the flu compared with the traditional shot among children in past flu seasons, according to a new study.
By 2013, nearly 9 out of 10 pediatricians (87 percent) say they were asked by at least one parent in their practice to alter their child’s immunization schedule.
With summer break lingering on its last legs, back to school preparation includes taking those necessary immunization shots. To ease the process, find out what some counties have to offer by way of free shot clinics.
A CDC report based on comprehensive national data shows that from 2008 to 2012, there were nearly 39,000 new cases of HPV-associated cancers.
Planning a summer vacation is about much more than booking hotels and making plane reservations, especially if you are heading out of the country. You also need to safeguard your health by getting the immunizations you need.
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WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is out with its annual statistics on vaccination rates for little kids and, overall, both the nation and this region score high. The new numbers are…
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