Polio Vaccine May Stall The End Of Polio

Photo taken Sun., Aug. 28, 2016. A health official inks a child finger to indicate she has been administered with a polio vaccine at a camp of people displaced by Islamist extremist in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Sunday Alamba/AP hide caption toggle caption Sunday Alamba/AP Photo taken …

There’s A Promising New Vaccine For One Of The World’s Top Health Threats

Indonesians independently carry out fumigation in their neighborhood to eradicate the larvae of mosquitoes that cause dengue fever. A new vaccine to prevent dengue may be on the horizon. Aditya Irawan/NurPhoto/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Aditya Irawan/NurPhoto/Getty Images Indonesians independently carry out fumigation in …

Confused About Who Should Get the HPV Vaccine, and When? The CDC Has New Recommendations

For its first few years on the market, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was approved only for young girls. Over time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has broadened its approval to include boys, as well as adults up to age 45—allowing more people …