The United States' measles vaccination efforts has kept the country generally safe from the contagious disease, but a child visiting Washington was recently confirmed to have it. Officials recommend residents to visit a doctor if they went to these following places.
The Medical Board of California slaps Dr. Bob Sears with a 35-month probation after the pediatrician wrongly wrote a vaccination exemption for a 2-year-old patient. The doctor denies any wrongdoing.
There are 500 million people around the world with genital herpes. This new vaccine has the potential to end the pandemic.
A new study revealed that one of the most viral diseases ever to affect humans has evolved far more recently than previously thought.
An emerging research from Michigan State University made the shocking discovery that Campylobacter jejuni, a common bacteria that has been identified to trigger Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GB) in people, can still thrive in chicken that has not been cooked based on the required minimum internal temperature.
A Chicago doctor was suspended by the Illinois regulators for giving unapproved modified vaccinations that reportedly included cat saliva and vodka.
The intense vaccination efforts of different health organizations in the U.S. have finally paid off as the World Health Organization finally announced the whole region, from Canada to Chile, to be free from Measles.
The rare Ethiopian wolves that are dwindling in numbers due to rabies now has the possibility to be saved through vaccines.
Health officials have announced that the two-dose vaccination program against the varicella-zoster virus in the U.S. has caused the dramatic decline of chickenpox since its implementation in 2006.
Canadian parents who dislike vaccines for kids will be forced to take class in Science of Immunization.
A deadly fish disease known as VHSv has plagued hundreds of freshwater fish in Lake Winnebago, in Wisconsin. While some older individuals have developed a resistance toward the disease, they could spread the disease to younger fish and cause another mass die-off in the future.
Those opposed to vaccinating their children, commonly known as 'anti-vaxxers' are a very stubborn bunch. Even in the face of mountains of scientific evidence about how tried-and-true vaccines are harmless, these individuals chose to stand by raw belief and hearsay. One thing, however, can still sway them. The images of children sick with the illnesses vaccines prevent, a new study has found, are powerful enough to make anti-vaxxers change their stance.
A contagious cancer known as devil facial tumor disease nearly wiped out Tasmanian devils over the last twenty years. After being treated with a new vaccine, 20 captive-bred devils were recently returned to the wild in hopes that their population and diversity will rebound.
New research says that the latest HPV vaccine can potentially prevent an astonishing 80 percent of cervical cancers in the United States.
In recent years, parents have been cautious of getting their child vaccinated for fear that they might develop autism. But parents can rest easy as a new study shows that there is no link between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine.