Whooping cough rates are the lowest they’ve been for years. But what comes next?
Whooping cough is making a comeback. Here’s how to identify it, and why vaccination is a way to protect babies.
Giving pregnant mothers the flu vaccine protected their babies from getting the flu in the first six months of life.
Sleeping Beauty’s castle at Disneyland, where a measles outbreak in 2015 led to children being sickened in several states.
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You may not know anyone with an infectious disease covered by the immunizations on the 2017 list of recommended vaccines. Here’s why that doesn’t matter, and why children still need to be protected.
An Ethiopian boy receives a polio vaccination. Africa has done well with polio eradication but lags behind other vaccination efforts.
Every year hundreds of thousands of children die from vaccine-preventable diseases. Africa leaders could change this if they improved vaccination efforts.
From January, conscientious objectors to vaccine will lose up to $15,000 of childcare and family tax rebates.
Australia is unique in using parental financial incentives for immunisation.
Do more non-medical vaccine exemptions mean a higher incidence of disease?
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The whooping cough (pertusis) vaccination is safe and effective when taken during pregnancy, according to a new British study…