With the current measles outbreak in the U.S., it's important to know whether you are immune and to be able to recognize the risk factors for measles and the symptoms.
Parental concern about vaccines continues to prevent kids from getting vaccinated, which puts newborns and others at risk of illness and death. One group in South Carolina is working on peer education.
A Washington state law aimed at discouraging nonmedical childhood vaccine exemptions seems to have worked, a new study finds.
Early signs suggest that the United States will see a severe flu season, so it's especially important for Americans to get their shots, health experts say.
What you need to know about the measles epidemic.
Teen boys in the United States are less likely than girls to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) because many doctors don't recommend the shots to boys' parents, researchers say.
Shingles can be extremely painful and sometimes cause lasting complications, so you may want to consider the vaccination. There's a new one coming soon.
When a child has a serious reaction to a vaccine, the chances of it happening again are slim, a new analysis suggests.
Some folks pinched for time might not have all the vaccinations they want or need, but they may not realize that their local pharmacy is a place to get vaccinated without the hassle of a doctor's visit.
Does it seem like everyone you know has the flu? Find out how this flu season stacks up against other recent years.
Lots of people came down with influenza last year despite getting a flu shot—and researchers can't promise this season's vaccine will be any more effective. But it's still the best protection available.
Development of a Zika vaccine is proceeding rapidly, but it still will be years before such a vaccine is available to the public, says the author of a new report on research efforts.