vaccinations

healthcare

Can You Get Measles if You Were Vaccinated?

A guide to the measles outbreak for people who think they were vaccinated—or aren't really sure.
Shayla Love
5.1.19
healthcare

People Are Scared to Use Health Safety Nets Because of ICE

Known as a "chilling effect​," this public health principle can lead to a drop in everything from vaccinations and routine doctor visits to prenatal and HIV care.
Jason Silverstein
7.25.18
Donald Trump

How Trump Could Change America's Vaccine Policies

Trump met with notorious anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Tuesday, but what can he actually do?
Kaleigh Rogers
1.10.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Vaccine Skeptic RFK Jr. Says He's Chairing Trump's 'Vaccine Safety' Commission

Like Trump, the environmental activist has floated the widely debunked claim that vaccines are linked to autism.
Lauren Messman
1.10.17
Flu

It's Time To Face My Flu Shot Fears

I haven't had the flu or a flu shot for almost a decade, but that's a weak argument against vaccination.
Michael Byrne
10.30.16
NIGERIA

Boko Haram Has Prevented Nigeria From Eliminating Polio

Terrorism and war can ruin our chances at eradicating disease.
Ankita Rao
8.12.16
disease

Malaria Vaccine Can Cause Negative 'Rebound Effect,' Study Says

A new study looked at the long-term effects of the vaccine.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.29.16
Why Is This Still a Thing?

Why Are Non-Medical Vaccine Exemptions Still Legal?

It’s against the law to drive without a seat belt. Why can we opt out of vaccines?
Kate Lunau
5.27.16
California

California Doctors Are Advertising Ludicrous Medical Exemptions to Anti-Vaxxers

Some doctors list psoriasis, eczema, and diabetes as conditions that might warrant a medical exemption.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.29.16
Robert de Niro

Following Outcry, Robert De Niro Yanks Anti-Vaxxing Film from Tribeca Festival

Andrew Wakefield's controversial film won't be shown in April.
Leif Johnson
3.27.16
politics

The Anti-Vaxx Conspiracy Theorist Whose Cartoons Have Entranced Kylie Jenner

On Saturday night, Kylie Jenner tweeted a political cartoon showing American citizens as cattle, pierced by "forced vaccinations" and eating "GMO human feed" out of a trough. We spoke to the artist behind the arresting image, who says he hadn't heard...
Mitchell Sunderland
3.14.16
Health

There's a Rabies Vaccine But 59,000 People Still Die From It Every Year

The WHO wants the world to double down on fighting rabies, and finally end the disease.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.10.15
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