There have been approximately 310,000 suspected measles cases in the DRC since the outbreak was declared in 2018.
Seattle families were notified of changes to school policy. To attend school, students must be fully vaccinated, in the process of doing so, or have a signed Certificate of Exemption.
Recent reports of people infected with measles visiting five different U.S. airports have prompted fears of potential outbreaks in multiple regions of the country.
The measles vaccine is incredibly effective, yet recurrences and outbreaks abound.
Flu season is already here, but that's no reason to skip this year's vaccine. It not only protects against the flu but also lessens the severity of the illness.
A group of people opposing a New Jersey bill that would outlaw religious or "personal belief" exemptions for vaccines required for schools reportedly refused to leave a transit meeting Monday after being told they were at the wrong hearing.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus held a press conference Tuesday calling for flu shots to be provided for detained migrants, after a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died of the flu while being held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
The WHO will hold a summit in Switzerland to discuss the advancement of vaccine safety across the globe this Monday and Tuesday.
Scientists at Scripps Research have released a study which suggests their experimental HIV vaccine has the potential to be effective against multiple strains of the virus.
The film features disgraced former doctor Andrew Wakefield.
The doctor who has issued the most vaccine exemptions in the San Diego area has been charged with gross negligence for granting an exemption to a four-year-old based on "irrelevant family medical history" and inadequate documentation.
Health professionals and advocates of vaccination used Twitter to share their stories of vaccinating themselves and others.
Swiss pharmaceutical company Hypo Pet announced the development of a new drug that makes cats less able to produce allergens.
Some states are considering legislation that would make it easier to seek an immunization exemption. This is a step in the wrong direction.
We need to protect the most vulnerable: babies, people with cancer, transplant recipients, and children for whom the vaccine does not confer immunity.
The vaccine virus is weakened, and any symptoms will be milder than with wild infection, which makes significant, life-threatening complications vanishingly unlikely.
"My position is the same that it's always been," GOP Senator Rand Paul told Newsweek. "I'm both for vaccines and freedom. I think you can have both."
"God knows how I'm still alive," Lindenberger wrote on Reddit.
"... there is some concern that the rise in autism is the result of the preservatives that are in our vaccines."
Health Minister Giulia Grillo said it is time to "give space to the new."
Ongoing economic turmoil has led to a shortage of vaccines for the deadly virus.
Flu season may be winding down but it isn't over.