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Regular childhood vaccinations dipped during COVID, opening a door for measles outbreaks
Whether due to lost insurance or fear of visiting the doctor, fewer parents got their kids their normal vaccinations.
Can pro-vaccine bills save us from ourselves?
In places with disease outbreaks, legislators introduce more pro-vaccine bills.
The measles vaccine can protect against more than just measles
Infection with measles can hurt the immune system's memory of how to fight other diseases.
The U.S. came within a needle’s width of losing its measles elimination status
New York seems to have stopped the outbreak just in time—but officials are continuing to double down on vaccinations.
The UK just lost its measles elimination status. We could be next.
We're close to calling the virus endemic for the first time in years.
The places in the world that still appreciate vaccines
Many developed nations have the luxury of being skeptical about vaccines
Nigeria’s polio eradication campaign could help the U.S. tackle measles
The Africa nation has deftly handled misinformation and suspicion.
The U.S. could lose its measles elimination status
At over 1,000 measles cases, 2019 is proving to be a truly terrible year for vaccine preventable diseases.
Anti-vaxxers are only part of the measles problem
Massive outbreaks in the 1990s hold some clues for how to combat the resurgence.
Schools have more unvaccinated kids than they realize
Thousands of kindergarteners aren’t vaccinated, but also don’t have exemptions.