The American federal health system has recommended a new shingles vaccine called Shingrix® made by GlaxoSmithKline.
Syracuse University is offering thousands of free booster shots of the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine to fight an ongoing outbreak of mumps that has infected at least 27 people on campus.
A study linking autism to aluminum in vaccines administered to lab rats has been pulled by the author after an independent analysis found evidence that the data had been manipulated after publication.
For the second time this week, a judge in Michigan is putting vaccines on trial as parents fight in divorce court over a child's immunizations.
A new study suggests that the resurgence of pertussis ("whooping cough") in the U.S. and other countries with high vaccine coverage may be linked to limitations of the vaccine to prevent infections.
A mother in Michigan is in jail after refusing to obey a court order to vaccinate her 9 year-old son in a custody battle with her ex-husband.
Scientists have invented an all-in-one injection that could eventually enable children to receive all of their vaccines in a single shot.
GlaxoSmithKline's shingles vaccine Shingrix won unanimous approval from an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), paving the way for the first alternative to Merck's Zostavax.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is recommending against the FluMist nasal spray flu vaccine for the second year in a row due to poor effectiveness.
While 60% of parents are vaccinating their teenagers against human papillomavirus (HPV), only 43% are up-to-date on all of the recommended doses of the vaccine, according to U.S. health officials.