Infants who receive multiple vaccines as part of the routine vaccination schedule are unlikely to be more susceptible to other infections not targeted by those vaccines in the two years following vaccination,...

There is likely no bigger accomplishment in medicine and public health that has saved so many lives and prevented so much misery over the decades as the introduction of vaccines. In the U.S. alone,  between...

Some 350 organizations sent a letter to President Donald Trump last week encouraging the US leader to take another look at some of his views on the topic of vaccines and vaccine safety. The letter, which...

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...

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...

Vaccines are one of the most successful scientific breakthroughs and most cost-effective health investments in history. In fact, with the exception of safe drinking water, vaccine is widely considered...

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People who delay or refuse vaccines for themselves or their children are presenting a growing challenge for countries seeking to close the immunization gap. Globally, 1 in 5 children still do not receive...

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Over the same time period that multiple outbreaks of measles and whooping cough made headlines around the country, parents’ views on vaccines became more favorable, according to a new nationally-representative...

On the Sunday, Jan. 18 airing of the talk radio program dedicated to infectious diseases, Outbreak News This Week, host Robert Herriman spent the lion’s share of the hour talking to Paul A. Offit,...