This parasite, carried by a sandfly, kills tens of thousands pf people every year. Treatment exists, but the sickness can still disfigure and kill people.
With cases increasing astronomically, better protection from the tick-borne disease is urgently needed.
Clinical trials on a prospective type 1 immunization are set to begin next year.
A study suggests even a 5 percent decline in MMR vaccine adherence could spark a measles outbreak in the U.S.
The WHO said it could save “tens of thousands of lives” in Africa, where malaria remains a major killer.
Rotavirus kills an estimated 1,300 children each day.
An unexplained shortage of the injectable version of the vaccine slows attempts to kill polio in Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan.
A fractured regulatory system hampered by Big Pharma’s meddling has led to a growing global falsification market.
“Herd immunity” still isn’t statistically achievable in small pockets of the country, according to a new report from the CDC.
Data from a trial in Guinea showed a vaccine was 100 percent effective.
Home-schooled children are still permitted to forgo immunization.
"It benefits everyone to do all that is possible to prevent anyone from requiring medical attention," writes Jae Won Joh, a doctor.
A bill to remove 'personal belief exemptions' from vaccine requirements has stalled.
"There is no mercy, we have decided to deal with the refusal cases with iron hands.”