Measles is making a comeback. Here's what you should know about one of the most contagious infectious diseases in the world.
Vaccines help protect people from diseases. They contain "weakened" or "dead" germs, such as viruses or bacteria, which stimulate the body's immune system in a manner that can prevent us from getting sick with harmful pathogens. Here's the latest science news on vaccines.Vaccines
The measles can be dangerous for people of all ages, but the highly contagious virus poses a particular threat to pregnant women.
Many very large cities are in regions most in danger of new measles outbreaks in the United States, due to anti-vaccine movements.
Mumps is an unpleasant and highly contagious disease, but a simple two-dose vaccine is 88% effective against the infection.
A new cancer "vaccine" that's injected directly into a single tumor can trigger the immune system to attack cancer cells throughout the body, a small new study suggests.
An unvaccinated child fell down, and received the first diagnosis of tetanus in a child in Oregon in over 30 years.
Weeks after a hotspot for anti-vaxxers turned into a hotspot for measles infections, it became a hotspot for vaccination
The World Health Organization has listed the anti-vaccine movement as a top global health threat in 2019.
The measles thrives in populations that are under-vaccinated. So, why have so many people in Europe avoided getting their shots?
Thirty four people in the United Kingdom volunteered to get live whooping cough bacteria dripped into their noses, for science.
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