Health officials are concerned that people traveling home to their villages for the Lunar New Year could turn celebrations into superspreader events, catching ill-prepared rural systems off guard.
Polio is spreading in a few New York counties with low vaccination rates. Experts warn that other places in the U.S. could face the same challenge.
The vaccinators are going door-to-door in what the government is calling an unprecedented effort, toting coolers with a mix of COVID vaccine types.
At 16, Nicolas Montero is old enough to get vaccinated on his own in some parts of the country. But he had to try to get the jabs without his parents knowing, since they're opposed to the vaccine.
In his final days, Alim asked people not to visit him or his family due to rising COVID cases in his community. "Even in death he wanted to keep people and our family safe," says his son.
The site announced that videos that contain vaccine misinformation will be removed.
Scientists are still studying whether the deworming medicine could have any effect on COVID-19. But the frenzy over the drug has far more to do with politics than science. Here's how that happened.
Here are 3 letters from our reader callout: one to a hesitant dad, one to thank a dad who got his jab after many cancellations and one to all vaccine-hesitant folks after an uncle died from COVID.
Dr. Edward Kenyi, born in South Sudan and now in the U.S., debunks myths about vaccines in his community. Yet he can't convince his mother back home to go for it. Maybe this letter will do the trick.
The state has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the U.S. And this weekend, 80,000 doses will expire because of lack of demand. The campaign is on to get people to sign up.