STUDY: As Vaccination Rates Drop, Instances of Diseases Such as the Measles Rise

As more parents opt out of vaccinating their kids, many preventable childhood illnesses are making a comeback.

New Flu Vaccine Is Being Developed That May Protect Patients for Multiple Years

The influenza virus mutates at the drop of a hat, so some vaccines are more effective than others. But a more permanent solution might be just around the bend.

What Is Herd Immunity? Why Everyone Should Get The Flu Shot

Humans can still acquire influenza following the flu shot, since the vaccination takes a few weeks to activate. This does not mean Americans should avoid the shot. It is of crucial importance to the more susceptible among us that as many healthy Americans vaccinate as possible.

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