To meet World Health Organization targets and reduce the rates of chronic hepatitis B infection among children, Canada should implement routine vaccination of all infants at birth.
Stating a majority of people won't benefit from a vaccine ignores the purpose of immunisation programs.
Toronto's fight against diptheria teaches us the powerful impact of public health campaigns -- in persuading parents to vaccinate their children.
When British parents are informed of the risks of HPV, they want their sons to be vaccinated against the virus.
Giving pregnant mothers the flu vaccine protected their babies from getting the flu in the first six months of life.
Australian parents who visit complementary health practitioners are less likely to vaccinate their kids. But could these practitioners be best placed to educate sceptical parents about vaccination?
Pakistan had only eight new diagnoses of polio in 2017. The virus' days look numbered – but health workers have their work cut out for them to eradicate the devastating disease once and for all.
Health authorities have raised the alarm after several cases of human rabies were reported in a space of four months.
Flu virus mutates so quickly that one year's vaccine won't work on the next year's common strains. But rational design – a new way to create vaccines – might pave the way for more lasting solutions.
New research shows that vaccination against the deadly Hendra virus in horses does not reduce their racing performance.
Social media rumours are putting Nigeria's vaccination campaigns at risk.
An outbreak of diphtheria in Indonesia is not caused by a singular factor. The country needs better vaccination coverage and distribution as well as better antibiotics.
Current plans to eradicate polio mean keeping the virus alive – and risk restarting the epidemic.
Many healthy young men and women, including military personnel, died in the 1918 flu pandemic. It's a reminder of how dangerous influenza can be.
A better vaccine could have reduced the rates of flu, but not the high-dose Fluzone vaccine doctors were touting at the start of the week.
Vaccination is not to be taken for granted.
A vaccine recommendation from a health professional and convenient access will make the biggest difference to uptake.
Opposition to vaccines still prevents many children from getting needed preventative care. Understanding who is opposed, and why, can help, but the answers may surprise you.
A recent study suggests that shunning parents who are reluctant to vaccinate their kids isn't the best strategy. A better strategy might be old-fashioned, but it works.
Vaccines against multiple diseases in one jab strengthen kids' immune systems, not weaken them. Here's why we shouldn't fear these combination vaccines.