A federal judge in New York has denied a request to let 44 unvaccinated children return to school after their parents sued the Rockland County Health Department over a policy enacted in December.
Health officials at Temple University have recorded 16 confirmed cases of mumps, a highly infectious disease that causes symptoms similar to the flu.
A pediatric practice in South Carolina is turning away unvaccinated patients as part of a new policy that seeks to protect patients with a weakened immune system.
Nearly 100 children have died in an Ebola outbreak ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo as health workers warn it could be far from over.
Weeks after a hotspot for anti-vaxxers turned into a hotspot for measles infections, vaccination rates have surged in the area, according to news reports.
Vaccinations given out at several businesses across three states may be causing infections, health officials in Kentucky said Friday.
A measles outbreak near Portland, Oregon, has revived a bitter debate over so-called “philosophical” exemptions to childhood vaccinations as public health officials across the Pacific Northwest scramble to limit the fallout.
Health officials on Thursday reported an outbreak of bacterial infections in people who got injections of stems cells derived from umbilical cord blood.
A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at a hospital in Wisconsin has killed three people, a hospital official said.
They call her the “young miracle.” A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment center just six days after birth is now recovered from the virus.