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A clinical trial called HVTN 100 has been launched in South Africa to study an investigational HIV vaccine regimen for safety and the immune responses it generates in study participants. This experimental...

In a study published online today (02/18/15) in the prestigious journal Nature, a team of researchers from across the US have shown complete effectiveness of a new vaccine against simian immunodeficiency...

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Orthodox Jewish parents, like responsible parents across the United States, overwhelmingly vaccinate their children against measles, mumps, rubella, polio and the other childhood diseases for which inoculations...

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The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (KCCB) released a slew of documents Friday in response to the tetanus vaccine controversy in the African country and in response to laboratory reports that claim...

Pediatrician Robert W. Sears, MD, wrote The Vaccine Book: Making the Right Decision for Your Child, in which he outlines an untraditional “alternative” schedule that delays shots or spaces them further...

Vaccinations have been a point of conflict for some two centuries for a variety of reasons. Of course, one of the prevailing, yet debunked theories is that there is a link between vaccines and autism. The...

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The National Consumers League (NCL) is asking parents to look at the overwhelming evidence that vaccines are safe and effective and get their kids vaccinated. With increasing numbers of parents foregoing...

The measles outbreak in California has reached 99, as of Wednesday, and the outbreak has prompted two state Senators to draft legislation to close the vaccine exemption loophole. Pediatrician and Sacramento...

The Japanese encephalitis vaccine became mandatory this past weekend for active-duty Airmen who are either permanently stationed or who will be temporarily assigned for more than 30 days to Japan or South...

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A new study suggests that confidence in government may play a key role in the public’s willingness to get at least some vaccines. The study re-analyzed national survey data from 2009 that examined Americans’...