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Polio, rubella, diphtheria, measles, and smallpox and are among the diseases that vaccines have helped to eliminate in the US.
This New York doctor has been publicly urging parents not to vaccinate their children in the midst of a measles outbreak. Why is he still allowed to p...
A New York pediatrician has opposed vaccines for more than a decade, but continues to practice medicine.
The Kentucky teen who refused the chickenpox vaccination, and even sued his local health department over it, contracted the disease.
77% of Americans believe kids should be vaccinated against measles even if their parents object, poll shows
The news comes amid what public health experts call a "completely avoidable" outbreak of 764 measles cases recorded in the United States this year.
Despite proposed fines for anti-vaxxers in Germany and New York, vaccine exemption bills may be on the rise
Germany and New York recently introduced bills to fine people who fail to vaccinate. But policies that let people forgo vaccinations may be on the rise.
If you’re an anti-vaxxer, you have ‘blood on your hands,’ according to the UK’s healthcare secretary
UK health secretary Matt Hancock told The Times that anti-vaxxers "have blood on their hands" and that he won't rule out compulsory vaccinations.
All of the infected military personnel have recovered and returned to duty, but the Navy is still exercising caution after this unusual outbreak.
Pete Buttigieg changes course and now says he does not support personal and religious exemptions for vaccines
A spokesperson for Buttigieg at first said the mayor supports religious and personal exemptions for vaccinations.
The measles vaccine was licensed in the US in 1963, but the virus is making a comeback. Early symptoms are like the flu, then a bumpy rash breaks out.
Jenny McCarthy is one of the most well-known voices of the anti-vaxx movement, which uses false claims and junk science to argue against vaccines.