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WHO: Ramp Up Vaccination
Tracy Vence | Mar 23, 2015
The World Health Organization is calling for an increase in routine vaccinations for measles and other preventable diseases in Ebola-affected countries.
Elevated Measles Risk in Ebola-Stricken Regions
Jenny Rood | Mar 13, 2015
Decreased vaccination rates could lead to a deadlier measles outbreak, according to a study.
Tracking the Measles Outbreak
Jef Akst | Feb 17, 2015
Genetic tests have not revealed the source of the viral outbreak that started in California’s Disney theme parks, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC: Vaccines Help Millions
Jef Akst | Apr 25, 2014
A 20-year-long US immunization program will prevent more than 700,000 deaths and 300 million illnesses in coming years, according to new data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Croatia Extends Vaccine Mandate
Jef Akst | Mar 27, 2014
A constitutional court upholds the requirement that Croatian children be vaccinated for hepatitis, measles, pertussis (whooping cough), diphtheria, and more.
Measles Races Through Anti-Vax Haven
Bob Grant | Jul 23, 2013
More than 1,200 people have been infected with the preventable disease in Wales, where health officials are blaming parents who refused the MMR vaccine for their children.
Opinion: The Risk of Forgoing Vaccines
Juliette K. Tinker | Apr 3, 2012
Herd immunity, or the protection of individuals who are not vaccinated due to generally high vaccination rates within a population, does not currently exist in many pockets of the US.