All boys in the UK aged 12 to 13 will be offered the vaccine from the start of the new school year.
A Kentucky court of appeals sided with a health department after a teen sued the department over a policy that barred him from attending school without receiving the chickenpox vaccination.
There were 795 cases of mumps in the first three months of 2019, versus 1,031 in the whole of 2018.
Researchers say the HPV immunisation programme introduced a decade ago has nearly wiped out the virus in vaccinated young women.
Italy now requires children to prove they have been vaccinated before attending school.
With Washington state reporting over 60 cases of the measles and declaring a state of emergency in the past couple of weeks, the possibility of a similar outbreak happening in
A Washington state House committee on Friday passed a bill to ban the personal or philosophical exemption for the vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) for school-age children amid an outbreak of the virus.
Texas scientists who developed an effective vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus are now reporting promising results with new medication to better treat full-blown cases of the disease.
The first-ever vaccine for insects now exists, thanks to scientists at the University of Helsinki in Finland hoping to save one of the most crucial pollinators in the world: the honey bee.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Gardasil 9, a vaccine against nine strains of the human papillomavirus for older age groups.
Originally approved by the FDA in 2006, the vaccine prevents certain cancers and diseases caused by the 9 types of HPV covered by the vaccine--an expansion from its originally-approved prevention of 4 different types.
Indonesia's peak Islamic body issues a fatwa declaring the Rubella-Measles vaccine to be haram or religiously forbidden.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- Airplanes will drop packets of vaccine into rural woods in efforts to eliminate raccoon rabies. State officials will release about 351,000...