By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Department of Health (DOH) in the Philippines saw more 20,755 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Sunday. No deaths were reported today due to technical issues in the...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews To date, only 12 million Filipinos have received one COVID-19 dose and three million are fully vaccinated  after five months in the country of more than 100 million. Face...

A national study measuring parental attitudes toward vaccinations found 6.1% were hesitant about routine childhood immunizations while nearly 26% were hesitant about the influenza vaccine. “Our...

Individuals and parents have become increasingly wary about vaccines and confidence in them has dropped to an all-time low. During this crisis of trust, vaccination and infectious disease scientists and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews People skeptical of the medical establishment who live close to a measles outbreak have a greater chance of changing their mind, according to a University of Idaho...

On today’s podcast, I am joined by The Vaccine Mom, Taryn Chapman. We explore some vaccine basics, immunology and immunity and some good information and advice about vaccines for parents. To see...

A recent Harris poll reveal that more than two in five American adults (45 percent) say something has caused them to doubt vaccine safety. The spread of negative attitudes towards vaccines is a phenomenon...

The re-introduction of measles, mumps and other previously eradicated diseases to the United States is nothing short of a public health crisis. Since Jan. 1, a staggering 880 individual cases of measles...

Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) published the Ten threats to global health in 2019 and among the ten is vaccine hesitancy. WHO states: Vaccine hesitancy – the reluctance or refusal...

On the most recent episode of Outbreak News TV on YouTube, I talk to Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, Amesh Adalja, MD. He was named one of STAT’s “13 Clinicians...