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Chickenpox Vaccine Immunization Info

Why You Should Skip That “Chickenpox Party”

What should you do if you're invited to a pox party? Don't go.

/ February 28, 2017

Zostavax Shingles Vaccine Lawsuit Filed by Nevada Woman

The first-ever Zostavax shingles vaccine lawsuit blames Merck & Co. for failing to warn that it can re-activate the virus and cause shingles, chickenpox, or severe complications like blindness and chronic pain.

/ February 27, 2017

Trump Threatens Vaccination Requirements: Is Your Child Protected?

President Trump’s criticism of the current vaccination schedule is against the views of most Americans, who overwhelmingly support vaccine requirements for public school children, according to a new Pew survey. The survey found that 82% of Americans support current requirements...

/ February 20, 2017

Trump’s Anti-Vaccine Skeptics May Boost Autism Claims

Vaccines do not cause autism, but they do sometimes cause brain damage. The U.S. government has paid out millions to a few kids with autism — but rejected thousands of others. Will vaccine-safety skeptics help raise awareness about compensation?

/ January 11, 2017
Mumps Vaccine Lawyer

Vaccine Worries Rise As Mumps Outbreaks Hit 10-Year Peak

Mumps outbreaks are spreading across the U.S. at their fastest rate in a decade — mostly in fully-vaccinated students. As new viruses emerge, so have concerns that the 50 year-old mumps vaccine may not work as well as Merck claims.

/ December 9, 2016