Amid a growing measles outbreak in the United States, the role of powerful tech companies like YouTube and Facebook in spreading vaccine misinformation is under heavy scrutiny.
The head of the US Food and Drug Administration says that if states don't require more schoolchildren to get vaccinated, the federal government might have to step in.
The wife of White House communications chief Bill Shine said Wednesday that childhood diseases such as measles "keep you healthy & fight cancer."
Officials in Clark County, Washington, publish a list every day of where people infected with measles have been. Among them: busy spots like Concourse D at Oregon's Portland International Airport on January 7 and the sold-out Portland Trail Blazers' home game four days later. There's also a Costco, a Trader Joe's, numerous schools, day-care centers and churches, a swimming pool and even a trampoline par
Ethan Lindenberger grew up thinking that not being vaccinated was normal.
A chickenpox outbreak among students at Asheville Waldorf School in North Carolina has grown to 36 cases as of Monday, and exemptions from vaccination were a contributing factor, according to the Buncombe County Health Department, which has been monitoring the situation since the end of October.
A Florida child was the state's first to die this season due to flu-related illness during the week ended Oct. 6, according to the state's Department of Health. The child had not received a flu vaccination.
The percentage of young kids in the U.S. who received no vaccine doses has continued to rise, as have vaccine exemption rates, according to two reports published Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The introduction of HPV vaccines has led to a sharp reduction in the number of young women with the cancer-causing infection in England, new data from Public Health England finds.
A number of American states and metropolitan "hot spots" are vulnerable to outbreaks of vaccine-preventable disease, new research suggests. The reason? Children whose parents opted out of vaccination.
A new policy in France requires all children born January 1 or later to receive 11 mandatory vaccines.
Health officials in Minnesota are working to stop a measles outbreak from crossing state lines. Now the number of confirmed cases has reached 60, 57 of those infected were unvaccinated.
New parents typically have a lot of questions about their baby, including questions regarding his or her vaccinations.