The New Mexico Corrections Department (NMCD) is collaborating with epidemiologists at the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) to investigate two confirmed cases of chickenpox at the Otero County Prison...

According to a paper published in AIMS Public Health earlier this year–We estimate the number of lives saved and morbidity reduction associated with the discovery of the first human cell strain used...

Each year, there are approximately 700,000 varicella cases (more than 90% are under 10 years old), approximately 3,000 hospitalizations (25% are over 10 years old) and 20 deaths (70% are over 10 years...

Leonard Hayflick was described to me by Professor S. Jay Olshansky of the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, in an email as a “living legend in the infectious disease world”....

If the anti-vaccination movement gains any additional traction, developed and developing nations will have taken a dangerous step backward in protecting public health, especially of children- Leonard...

By

San Diego health officials are reporting a second chickenpox cluster in as many weeks in a second school. Last week, officials said six students at San Diego Cooperative Charter School’s Linda Vista...