vaccines

Health

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.
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
8.7.19
vaccines

The 11 Countries Where People Don't Trust Vaccines

In France, one-third of people disagreed that vaccines were safe.
Tim Marcin
6.19.19
vaccines

We're Losing the War Against Measles

The CDC has already registered nearly 1,000 measles cases in America this year.
Emma Ockerman
5.31.19
healthcare

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?
Shayla Love
5.15.19
vaccines

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.
Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News
4.3.19
vaccines

Unpacking the Connection Between Vaccines and Fetal Tissue

Is it true that the chickenpox vaccine is "derived from" aborted fetal cells?
Susan Rinkunas
3.19.19
vaccines

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.
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
3.8.19
vaccines

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.
Emma Ockerman
3.5.19
measles

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.
Emma Ockerman
1.29.19
global health

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.
VICE News
12.18.18
bees

The First-Ever Insect Vaccine Is Designed to Protect Bees from Devastating Diseases

The Queen eats the vaccine, and then passes on the immunization to further generations.
Bettina Makalintal
12.11.18
italy

Italy’s vaccine-skeptic government just sacked every expert on the country's top medical panel

The health minister said she has "chosen to open the door to other deserving personalities.”
Tim Hume
12.4.18
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