No Link Between Measles Vaccine and Autism, New Study SaysDespite a recent anti-vaccine movement, there is no link between the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR) and autism in children, a new study says.
Second Case of Measles Confirmed in D.C.A second case of measles have been confirmed in D.C., health officials say.
Why You Should, And Shouldn't, Worry About MeaslesMeasles has become relatively rare in the United States, thanks to very effective vaccine. A recent outbreak tied to Disneyland has shown that even among some doctors, knowledge of the once-common illness is spotty.
Vaccine Opposition Has Ebbed and Flowed Over CenturiesThey're considered one of mankind's greatest medical achievements, yet people have balked at vaccines almost since the time of the first vaccination — in 1796, when an English country doctor named Edward Jenner inoculated an 8-year-old boy against smallpox.
Md. Ranks Well for Measles Vaccinations, Va. Does NotWith at least 166 cases of measles confirmed across 18 states and D.C., the debate over vaccinations is intensifying.
Measles Test Results in Fairfax Came Back NegativeFairfax health officials reported Wednesday that test results in suspected measles case has come back negative.
Md. Health Officials Urge Parents to Vaccinate Kids Against MeaslesPediatricians from 10 Baltimore-area hospitals and the city's health commissioner are urging parents to vaccinate their children against the measles.
Rand Paul On Vaccines, Thin Line Between Medicine And PoliticsAccording to Sen. Rand Paul, as a medical doctor, he has a rare set of credentials at the intersection of science and politics.