Yet another study has debunked the link between autism and measles, mumps and rubella vaccinations. The findings, published yesterday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, further refute vaccine skepticism fueled by a small, decades-old study now expunged from medical…

The Taliban has said it will not target a door-to-door polio vaccination campaign in Afghanistan—but the program still faces another obstacle: communities who don’t trust the drugs. Tony Birtley's interviews with rural residents illustrate the challenges for polio workers…

Global health funders that generate their own estimates of lives saved should face more scrutiny, Rocco Friebel of the London School of Economics and Political Science and co-authors suggest in a commentary.  

While there are clearly troubling chasms in science policy approaches, it may be unwise to call them a “war on science,” write John C. Besley, of Michigan State University, and colleagues. Framing an issue as a conflict or a game—like the climate change “fight”—can stall…

Much of Europe has the capacity to vaccinate measles away. So why is Romania experiencing the EU’s worst outbreak of the virus? On top of patchy supplies and difficulty accessing communities like the Roma, an anti-vax movement has contributed to a drop in immunization rates…

A third of US parents don’t plan to vaccinate their children against the flu this year, according to a new report from Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.

Measles-rubella vaccine coverage is plummeting in Indonesia after local Islamic clerics said the jab’s porcine components render it illegal under Islamic law. Vaccines made with pig parts have been supported by Islamic authorities in Indonesia and elsewhere, but the…

Public health professionals are going to have to get creative in order to reach young people skeptical about the value of vaccines, writes Brian Goldman in his CBC Radio blog.

A growing number of kids in the US are going without the full roster of recommended vaccinations, such as whooping cough and measles—which has returned in the US amid rising vaccine skepticism in some communities.