Sanofi rejects U.S. Army request for more affordable option
The controversial history of her "immortal" cells will be the subject of an HBO movie
Buoyed by Pres. Trump, advocates are pressing for a new safety commission
The GOP health care bill would slash key funding for the agency
After decades of disappointment there is a new flurry of vaccine activity
Almost 90 percent of children's doctors have encountered such resistance
Health experts struggle to contain a massive outbreak of the deadly mosquito-borne infection
Two children have been paralyzed by the disease in a region where Boko Haram has blocked access to vaccination
تفشي فيروس إيبولا القاتل في غرب أفريقيا، يسلط الضوء على الحاجة المُلحَّة لوجود لقاح ضده، ويقول الباحثون إنه في غضون سنوات قليلة، سيكون هناك لقاح متاح
Accelerated testing of compounds that have shown efficacy against the virus may lead to new drugs and vaccines
Richard Pan, a pediatrician and state senator, discusses his bill pushing the elimination of parental belief exemptions from children’s school vaccination requirements
Years ago I was blathering to a science-writing class at Columbia Journalism School about the complexities of covering psychiatric drugs when a student, who as I recall had a medical degree, raised his hand.
This simulation models what 80 percent vaccination rates of school-age children would look like vs. 95 percent
Overwhelming medical evidence shows that negative side effects are rare and minor
A look at the financial and behavioral nudges that can provide incentives for change
The ongoing measles outbreak in the U.S., which has spread to 14 states, has provoked a rising vilification of parents who refuse to vaccinate their children.
My attention having been riveted by Ebola, I missed this startling news last week: U.S. Agency for International Development sent young people undercover to Cuba to incite anti-government activism.
The deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa highlights the urgent need for a vaccine, and researchers say one may be available in a few years
I was only in the Girl Scouts for a few years, but I really like the idea of merit badges: you do a task, master a skill, learn something new, and you get a physical token of your achievement to display on a sash.
A global immunization campaign in the mid-20th century eradicated the smallpox virus, one of the deadliest diseases in history