vaccines

10.15.19

Here's Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Explicitly Voicing His Support For Anti-Vax Godfather Andrew Wakefield

Apropos of seemingly nothing, the once-respected environmental activist and Kennedy scion posted a long tribute to the father of the anti-vaccine movement.

9.3.19

Starting This Week, 26,000 Unvaccinated Kids Have to Get Shots to Attend School in New York

The state ended religious exemptions after a measles outbreak got almost 900 New Yorkers sick.

8.7.19

The CDC Needs to Be Clear About Which Adults Need the HPV Vaccine

Some people ages 27 to 45 may benefit from the vaccine for the human papillomavirus, but most won't.

6.19.19

The 11 Countries Where People Don't Trust Vaccines

In France, one-third of people disagreed that vaccines were safe.

5.31.19

We're Losing the War Against Measles

The CDC has already registered nearly 1,000 measles cases in America this year.

5.15.19

Twitter's New Vaccine Feature Won't Stop Anti-Vaxxers

Twitter joins Pinterest, Facebook, and YouTube in trying to filter out vaccine misinformation online. But will it be enough?

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4.3.19

Anti-Vaxxers Are Paying Doctors for 'Fake' Vaccine Exemptions in California

California law bars parents from citing personal or religious beliefs to keep from vaccinating their children. Now parents are turning to doctors who write medical exemptions liberally and sometimes for cash.

3.19.19

Unpacking the Connection Between Vaccines and Fetal Tissue

Is it true that the chickenpox vaccine is "derived from" aborted fetal cells?

3.8.19

Measles Hits Especially Hard Within New York’s Orthodox Jewish Community

There are more measles cases in New York right now than in the widely publicized outbreak in Washington state.

3.5.19

This teen who self-vaccinated just ripped his mom’s anti-vaxxer beliefs in front of Congress

"I went my entire life without numerous vaccines against diseases such as measles, chickenpox or even polio," the 18-year-old from Ohio said.

1.29.19

There's a measles outbreak near Portland — and 8 percent of kids aren't vaccinated there

Measles infections are increasing amid the rise of anti-vaxxing.

12.18.18

How a baby in a remote island nation got vaccinated is "a big leap for global health"

An infant in a South Pacific island village received vaccines for hepatitis and tuberculosis from a first-of-its-kind drone delivery Monday.

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