Approximately 500 million people around the world are infected with the genital herpes virus known as herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV2). A vaccine that could bring an end to this global pandemic is needed...

Statement by LaMar Hasbrouck, MD, MPH, Executive Director, NACCHO “As the voice of more than nearly 3,000 local health departments across the United States, the National Association of County and City...

The end of a year gives us an opportunity to reflect on the year that was and make lists of things that made an impact in our lives. The positive impact of vaccines on the lives of individuals and families...

A mass measles vaccination campaign began last Friday in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States in north-eastern Nigeria, in which nearly 5 million children aged from 6 months to 10 years are to be vaccinated. “This...

“I predict measles outbreaks in Texas could happen as early as the winter or spring of 2018”: Peter Hotez, MD, PhD- PLoS Medicine October 25, 2016 The Dean for the National School of Tropical...

Social media was on fire this past week as two big anti-vaccination stories circulated the Twitter and Facebook world. The first was the Op-Ed written by the Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Daniel Neides,...

By Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia On the sixth anniversary of the last case of wild poliovirus in the South-East Asia Region, World Health Organization commends countries...

Every year in India, 20,000 people are estimated to die from rabies. Most of the victims are children. Nearly all of the deaths occur after victims are bitten by rabid dogs. For years, experts have debated...

As national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV) remain low, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has again united with the 68 other National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated...

It has been reported today that President-elect Donald Trump has invited anti-vaccine activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to head a “vaccine safety commission.” This is the response of the Center for...