Feb. 23, 1954: The first mass inoculation of children against polio with the Salk vaccine takes place, in Pittsburgh
Why doesn't anyone remember the 12,000 people who got sick, or the 600,000 vaccine doses we gave out 25 years ago?
(BERLIN) — An 18-month-old boy has died of measles amid an outbreak in Berlin, a hospital in the German capital said Tuesday. An autopsy on the child, who wasn’t...
More than 13,000 people have contracted the H1N1 virus
Most people with the disease are not vaccinated
They're calling it Bourbon virus
A total of 11,000 people have been infected
Polio is endemic in Pakistan after the Taliban banned inoculations
Today's parents, thanks to vaccines, have never had to learn—need never learn—about pain and grief and loss of control
As the disease spreads, hospitals are also running out of protective masks and medicines
Researchers overcome a major hurdle in developing the ultimate protection against HIV
In the middle of a measles outbreak, doctors are raising doubts about the value of a proven, lifesaving public health measure
The AP reports Disneyland officials sent emails to officials about language to use when talking about the park, outbreak
Girls who get vaccinated are not at a greater risk for STIs
The virus is also detectable in corpses for up to 10 weeks
There is no virtue in ignorance, especially in deliberate ignorance that can compromise the well-being of children
There is no reason for U.S. children to contract horrible diseases like measles and polio.
Health department “strongly recommends against the intentional exposure of children to measles"
As long as there's been a measles vaccine, there have been parents worried about its effects
More than a hundred people have been infected in a recent measles outbreak.