LONDON (Reuters) - British farmers will be the first in Europe to get a vaccine against Schmallenberg virus, a new livestock disease that hit the continent in 2011. Full story
More than a decade ago, British parents refused to give measles shots to at least a million children because of now discredited research that linked the vaccine to autism. Now, health officials are scrambling to catch up and stop a growing epidemic of the contagious disease. Full story
A dramatic call to get all teenagers in Wales vaccinated against measles as an epidemic sweeps the region where thousands of children haven’t been vaccinated. ITV’s Emily Morgan reports
According to a new report in the Journal of Pediatrics, vaccines are not associated with an increased risk of developing autism. After analyzing records from more than 1000 children the researchers found no link between the amount of antigen exposure and later developing autism. NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyd
In a new study out Thursday from the Centers for Disease Control, the vaccine proved effective just over half of the time. And among seniors who are 65 years old and older, one of the most vulnerable populations, the vaccine only offered nine percent protection. NBC’s Robert Bazell reports.
High school boys in Sydney, Australia, are the first males in the world to be vaccinated against cervical cancers caused by HPV, a virus males can transmit but not develop. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.
Bill Gates joins Morning Joe to discuss the importance of immunization all over the world and how his foundation is committed to getting vaccinations to those who need it. Gates also talks about the degree of difficulty of getting vaccinations to some areas but says, “technology can make these thing
A child receives polio vaccination drops during a national vaccination campaign in Managua April 15, 2013. Parents are expected to bring their children to thousands of vaccination posts from April 15 to 21, dedicated to the National Immunization Campaign, in order to raise the rate of immunization a
Bottles of adjuvants for use with the Pandemrix H1N1 flu vaccine are seen lined up during a vaccination programme in Schiedam in this November 23, 2009 file picture. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen/Files
A nurse holds a bottle of the Pandemrix H1N1 flu vaccine and a bottle of the vaccine's adjuvant at a health centre in Burgos in this November 16, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Felix Ordonez/Files