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Polio Cases Surge in Pakistan and Afghanistan

The global drive to eliminate polio, which has gone on for 31 years and consumed over…

Debating Tonight: Marianne Williamson on Spiritual Healing

Marianne Williamson, 66, a best-selling self-help author, is participating in the Democratic primary debate in Miami…

HPV Vaccines Are Reducing Infections, Warts — and Probably Cancer

Vaccines against the human papillomavirus have sharply reduced infections, genital and anal warts, and precancerous lesions…

HPV Vaccine Proving Very Successful

The vaccine against HPV, introduced in 2006, appears to be very successful in preventing cancer in…

Rotavirus Vaccine May Help Protect Against Type 1 Diabetes

Rotavirus disease is a highly contagious virus that can cause severe illness and death in infants…

By the Numbers: Vaccines Are Safe

Billions of doses of vaccines have been given to Americans in the 30 years of the…

Vaccine Injury Claims Are Few and Far Between

At a time when the failure to immunize children is driving the biggest measles outbreak in…

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency

For the third time, the World Health Organization declined on Friday to declare the Ebola outbreak…

Eager to Limit Exemptions to Vaccination, States Face Staunch Resistance

As measles spread across the nation earlier this year, 71 residents of Vancouver, Wash., fell ill,…

Jessica Biel Opposes California’s Vaccine Bill. Here’s What It Would Do.

A contentious bill that would make it more difficult for Californians to avoid mandatory vaccinations for…

New York Is Poised to Bar Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations

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Bastion of Anti-Vaccine Fervor: Progressive Waldorf Schools

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Bats, Not Dogs, Are the Most Common Source of Rabies

Bats are the main cause of human rabies in the United States and have been for…

Chickenpox Vaccine May Protect Against Shingles Years Later

The chickenpox vaccine not only protects against chickenpox: A new study has found it also lowers…

Measles Cases Reach Highest Level in More Than 25 Years, C.D.C. Says

There have been more measles cases in the United States the first five months of 2019…