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.
More deaths from measles than from Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, most of them in children. So which disease is worse? Which should be addressed first?
Celebrities like Presidents and actors can have a lot of influence on what vaccine message gets out to the public, and what actions the public takes on vaccination.
Influenza season has started early and heavy in Australia. Here is a synthesis of the latest epidemiological information and news items from Down Under.