Chinese police are cracking down an a ring selling spoiled or improperly stored vaccines for rabies, polio, meningitis, hepatitis B and mumps and more. Police arrested a former doctor and her daughter, and they are searching for an additional 300 suspects in the ring…

Chinese officials have blamed weak regulators for a scandal involving improperly stored, expired vaccines. It’s a recurring theme in public health crises in the country, which features “…a fragmented market with tons of companies joining the supply chain, and regulators…

African leaders meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, this week for the first ever Ministerial Conference on Vaccines in Africa are harvesting lessons from vaccine success stories, including polio and meningitis A, to advance the vaccine coverage across Africa. There are…

A Pediatrics study released today finds that human papillomavirus (HPV) prevalence has fallen by 64% in the decade since the CDC recommend vaccinating against it. CDC researchers said they documented for the first time evidence of the vaccine’s effect on women in their 20s…

Officials at a private school in Pakistan’s Ayesha Manzil area of Karachi refused to allow polio workers to vaccinate children at the school, citing parental refusals. The school is now facing closure and legal actions if it does not comply, according to a DNA India report…

Volume and vitriol consistently drown out reason and science, reports a research team that dove deep into 480 anti-vaccine websites to analyze tactics and assess methods. The sites “play fast and loose with the facts (that is, if facts are even employed),” writes Meghan…

This article was originally published in TIME.com. Concerned parents are being duped by deceptive sound bites and junk science Anti-vaxxers get a bad rap in this country. Any parent voicing even the slightest concern about vaccinating a child is…

The first dengue fever vaccine—an injection that can thwart all 4 types of the virus—was cleared in Mexico.

30 years after the introduction of the whole cell pertussis vaccine in the 1940s, few cases remained in the developed world—but now it is “probably the only vaccine-preventable disease that is currently on the rise,” writes Nicholas Carbonetti, associate professor of…

A mass immunization campaign against meningitis A in Africa has been hailed as a stunning success, credited for reducing cases from nearly 2,000 in 2009 to just 4 in 2013. The campaign, featuring a vaccine designed specifically for Africa, launched in 2010, delivering the…