In some states, parents need to start scheduling vaccine appointments in January or February to make sure their children are up-to-date on immunization requirements for school.
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 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.
Scientists have invented an all-in-one injection that could eventually enable children to receive all of their vaccines in a single shot.
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.