A lawsuit has been filed by a 19 year-old woman who claims she was severely injured by Gardasil®, an HPV vaccine made by Merck & Co.
As drug-makers rush to create a COVID-19 vaccine and governments gear up for mass-immunization programs, lawyers are warning that people who suffer the side effects may have a hard time getting paid.
Hospitals all over the United States are pulling out temporary "surge tents" to make extra space for record numbers of influenza patients.
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.