Latest Vaccines Stories
The CDC says you probably won’t get COVID-19 from deliveries or pets
Oxford University’s timeline for a COVID-19 vaccine is shorter than previous estimates
A new vaccine protects mice from another dangerous coronavirus
Scientists are experimenting with three kinds of COVID-19 vaccines
A small coronavirus breakthrough could aid in the search for a vaccine
You can get the flu twice in one year
A warmer climate could make every season flu season
Can pro-vaccine bills save us from ourselves?
Spreading the flu is putting researchers one step closer to a universal vaccine
The measles vaccine can protect against more than just measles
Uninsured children are still less likely to get vaccinated
The U.S. came within a needle’s width of losing its measles elimination status
It’s already time to get your flu shot (yes, really)
No, you can’t get the flu from a flu shot
Most people don’t know the true dangers of HPV
The UK just lost its measles elimination status. We could be next.
Ebola hasn’t been cured yet, but two experimental drugs are showing significant progress
The places in the world that still appreciate vaccines
Anti-vaxxers are only part of the measles problem
Schools have more unvaccinated kids than they realize
We’re finally studying how to combat the anti-vax movement, but the methods may surprise you
We’re barreling toward a 25-year measles record
Measles isn’t done, and these U.S. counties are at risk
Measles is an early warning sign for outbreaks of more serious diseases
It’s not a good idea to just let your kids get chickenpox
Why public health officials have only ever eradicated one disease
Rabid animals don’t always foam at the mouth—here’s what to look out for instead
Everything you thought you knew about tetanus is wrong
Vaccines don’t cause autism, another massive study confirms
Some vaccinated adults may not be protected against measles
What Washington can learn from past measles outbreaks
The MMR vaccine covers mumps and rubella, too. Are outbreaks of these next?
1 in 4 kindergartners aren’t fully vaccinated in county with measles outbreak
Why you shouldn’t freak out about one rubella case at the Detroit auto show
Why measles is back, in five charts
How autism myths came to fuel anti-vaccination movements
Washington hopes locking unvaccinated kids out of school will prevent its next measles outbreak
The anti-vax movement is among this year’s top 10 global health threats
Last flu season was historically bad. Here’s how this year’s is shaping up.
This vaccine could help people with celiac eat gluten again, but it’s not for everyone
Llamas could save us all from the flu
The smaller the city, the bigger the flu epidemic
Now’s the time to get your kids the flu vaccine
A century ago the Spanish flu killed 50 million—and then we forgot about it
Sweltering heat is exactly the right weather to get your flu shot
Measles cases aren’t spiking, despite talk of an outbreak
A female Ebola survivor infected her family more than a year after she had the illness
Mosquito spit primes your body for disease—so scientists want to make an anti-saliva vaccine
Whatever the latest infectious disease outbreak is, explained. (This time, it’s mumps.)
Influenza B is trying to escape our vaccine
An exhaustive account of how the flu destroys your body
Thanks, anti-vaxxers: Measles is on the rise in Europe
This year’s flu vaccine is only 36 percent effective—and that’s great news
Still need a flu shot? Here’s how to find one near you.
This flu season has killed 53 kids so far. Here’s what worried parents should do.
Should I get a flu shot? Is it too late to get a flu shot?
How bad this flu season really is—and what you should do about it
People with egg allergies don’t actually need a special flu shot
We’re missing out on a better way to make flu vaccines
This year’s flu season looks like a bad one—and it could be coming early
Can we make a flu vaccine that lasts for life?
Why does my arm hurt the day after I get my flu shot?
Why are we so bad at producing the right flu vaccines?
California’s hepatitis A outbreak shows why people need easy access to health care