Childhood Vaccines News
Heartbroken Family Hopes Baby ’s Death From Whooping Cough Raises Awareness
A California couple grieving the loss of their infant son from whooping cough is vowing to raise awareness of the disease. Ty'Ree Rodgers of San Diego told ABC News that his 3-week-old, Jaxon Rodgers, died July 15 from the effects of whooping cough. Rodgers and his girlfriend, Jonalyn Lema, both
Mark Zuckerberg Shares Photo of Newborn Daughter at Vaccination Appointment
A photo posted by Mark Zuckerberg of himself with his newborn daughter at the doctor’s office has reopened the conversation on childhood vaccines . Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook , posted the photo on his own Facebook page Friday with the caption, “Time for vaccines!” The Force Is With Mark
Mark Zuckerberg Shares Vaccination Photo
The Facebook CEO captioned a Facebook photo with his newborn daughter, "Time for vaccines!"
Could Donald Trump Comments on Autism Hurt Him?
We begin with the race for president. "Your voice, your vote," Donald Trump and the other candidates facing new scrutiny and tough questions after that big debate. ABC's Jon Karl starts us off. Good morning, Jon. Reporter: Good morning. Wednesday's debate was another blockbuster, nearly 23 million
Mom Gives Up Anti-Vax Stance Just Before 7 Children Get Whooping Cough
A mother who didn't believe in vaccines for years is now writing about her experience after all seven of her children became sick with whooping cough and hopes to inspire other parents to reconsider vaccination . Tara Hills, of Ottawa, Canada, wrote about her decision in a post for the Scientific
Measles Continue to Spread, Reaching 154 Cases in 17 States
The measles outbreak isn't showing signs of waning yet, with 13 new cases in the last week, and there are now three separate outbreaks, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC reported today that it had confirmed 154 cases of the measles since Jan. 1 as part of
Kristen Bell Demands Friends Get Vaccinated Before Holding Her Baby
Kristen Bell , an actress and mother of two under the age of 2, is not holding back about her pro-vaccine beliefs. The “House of Lies” star told “The Hollywood Reporter” she won’t allow her unvaccinated friends near her babies. “The whooping cough epidemic was on the rise and she wasn’t interested
Kristen Bell Demands Friends Get Vaccinated Before Holding Baby
ABC News' Health Editor Dr. Richard Besser weighs in on the vaccination debate.
What Aborted Fetuses Have to Do With Vaccines
A small but growing number of parents who object to vaccinating their children on religious grounds say they do so because many common vaccines are the product of cells that once belonged to aborted fetuses. There is a grain of truth to this statement. But even religious leaders, including a future
Eighth Infant Diagnosed With Measles at Illinois KinderCare
Another infant has been diagnosed with measles at the Illinois daycare center where five babies were diagnosed with the virus last week, health officials told ABC News today. In all, eight babies and one adult at the KinderCare daycare center in Palatine, Illinois, have been diagnosed with measles,