New chickenpox vaccine requirement for high-schoolers

Washington high-schoolers will be required to be immunized against chickenpox before entering school this fall. In the 2016-17 school year, all public and private high school students will be required to […]

Quarter of moms-to-be may not follow vaccination schedule

A new study found that 75 percent of first-time expectant mothers plan to follow the recommended vaccination schedule for their children. That’s great. But what about the other 25 percent? Well, 10.5 […]

Rumored revival of measles parties

Rumors of parents hosting “measles parties” in California are spreading across the country. Health officials haven’t received any reports of such parties taking place, but they have received a number of […]

CDC: Flu vaccine might not be good match

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a health advisory Wednesday, notifying providers that this year’s flu vaccine may not be a good match for circulating strains. While flu activity […]

Unapproved meningitis vaccines for college students

A meningitis outbreak has school officials ordering a vaccine not yet approved in the U.S. to try and stop the spread of the disease on the Princeton University campus. The vaccine […]

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