More than 60 measles cases confirmed or suspected in NW
52 confirmed cases and nine suspect cases of measles have now been linked to the outbreak in the Pacific Northwest.
Measles outbreak update
36 cases of measles have been identified in Washington state.
fficials in Oregon have confirmed a case that has been linked to the Washington state outbreak.
Countering misinformation about flu vaccine is harder than it seems
In general, the “just the facts” approach has limited effectiveness.
Why is eradicating polio so hard?
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative has not gone according to plan. The first eradication target date of 2000 was missed. We’re are about to miss the next, 2018.
How to Boost Vaccine Rates for Low-Income Families
A 5-state project aims to improve vaccination rates among low-income children and pregnant women, using registries to track the immunization of all residents.
Why you might want to get a hepatitis A vaccine
The hepatitis A vaccine is safe and effective; it is given as 2 shots, 6 months apart. Both shots are needed for long-term protection.
Flu plane: are we really ready for a global pandemic?
The 1918 Spanish flu pandemic killed 50-100m people. A major influenza pandemic on this scale will happen again, and we’re unprepared.