Vaccine controversy
Medical and scientific evidence surrounding vaccination demonstrates that the benefits of preventing suffering and death from infectious diseases outweigh adverse effects of immunization. Despite this...
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Vaccinations jump 500% in antivax hotspot amid measles outbreak
“I would rather it not take an outbreak for this to happen.”
Anti-vaccination stronghold in N.C. hit with state’s worst chickenpox outbreak in 2 decades
As of Friday, there were 36 cases of chickenpox at the Asheville Waldorf School, which serves children from nursery school to sixth grade in Asheville, N.C.
Life before the polio vaccine
Paul Alexander spends nearly every hour, of every day cocooned in his iron lung, his body being forced to breathe. This was life before the polio vaccine.
Dr. Ben Carson discusses the vaccine controversy, ISIS and the 2016 presidential race
Pediatric neurosurgeon and potential 2016 presidential candidate talks about the vaccine controversy as well as how the race for the 2016 GOP presidential ra...
No Link Between MMR And Autism, Major Study Concludes
A major study published in one of the world’s leading medical journals has concluded that there is no link between the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccination and autism in children. The findings...
Disneyland measles crisis should wake up the anti-vaccination crowd
The rise of the anti-vaccination movement has shown that even affluent and well-educated parents can be dolts, and that school and public health officials can be inexcusably complacent. The Disneyland...
The Religious Right's Anti-Vaccine Hysteria Is Reviving Dead Diseases in America | VICE United States
Even though we officially "eliminated" measles in the US 13 years ago, the Center for Disease Control just put us on track for the worst year for the disease in nearly two decades. Is the spread of th...
Thiomersal controversy
The thiomersal controversy describes claims that vaccines containing the mercury-based preservative thiomersal contribute to the development of autism and other brain development disorders. The curren...
MMR vaccine controversy
The MMR vaccine controversy started with the 1998 publication of a fraudulent research paper in the medical journal The Lancet that lent support to the later discredited claim that colitis and autism ...
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Vaccination policy
Vaccination policy refers to the health policy a government adopts in relation to vaccination. Vaccinations are voluntary in some countries and mandatory in others, as part of their public health sys...
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Vaccination and religion
Vaccination and religion have interrelations of varying kinds.
The influential Massachusetts preacher Cotton Mather was the first known person to attempt smallpox inoculation on a large scale, ino...
Vaccination and religion - Wikipedia
Vaccine court
Vaccine court is the popular term which refers to the Office of Special Masters of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, which administers a no-fault system for litigating vaccine injury claims. These cla...
Anti-vaccination stronghold in N.C. hit with state’s worst chickenpox outbreak in 2 decades
As of Friday, there were 36 cases of chickenpox at the Asheville Waldorf School, which serves children from nursery school to sixth grade in Asheville, N.C.
No Link Between MMR And Autism, Major Study Concludes
A major study published in one of the world’s leading medical journals has concluded that there is no link between the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccination and autism in children. The findings...
Mumps outbreaks in the 2000s
Mumps outbreaks in the 21st century refers to mumps outbreaks occurring from 2000 through the present day. The viral disease continues to cause outbreaks across the world.
Dalhousie University, Ha...
Measles outbreaks in the 2000s
Outbreaks of the viral disease measles continue to occur in the 21st century. Although an effective measles vaccine exists, a controversy regarding the popular MMR formulation in the late 1990s has le...
National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act
The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA) of 1986 (42 U.S.C. §§ 300aa-1 to 300aa-34) was enacted in the United States to reduce the potential financial liability of vaccine makers due to vacci...
MMR vaccine
The MMR vaccine is an immunization vaccine against measles, mumps, and rubella (German measles). It is a mixture of live attenuated viruses of the three diseases, administered via injection. It was fi...
MMR vaccine - Wikipedia