After a generation without polio, the disease has returned to the Philippines. Distrust in vaccines has fueled an enormous measles epidemic, and now this.
Antivaccine activists have turned to racist rhetoric and cyberbullying against California legislators in response to a new bill about to be signed into law.
Every time there is a vaccine requirement, vaccine-hesitant parents will find a way around it, placing children at increased risk of contracting diseases.
What questions will be included in the 2020 census in the United States has become a political discussion. Back in 1880, there was one particular question that we doubt would be included today.
Vaccination against smallpox made its way slowly from Europe to Bengal (India) in the early 1800s. This account explains the efforts to vaccinate in detail.