Childhood Vaccines News
Drought-stricken Somalia battles hunger and cholera
Drought-stricken Somalia battles hunger and cholera, well as Islamic extremists; 3 million lives threatened
UN aims to immunize more than 115 million kids against polio
The World Health Organization says it's aiming to vaccinate more than 115 million children against polio across Africa next week, in its continuing bid to wipe out the crippling disease
Medical Experts Concerned After Trump Meets With Vaccine Skeptic
Doctors and members of the medical community are raising concern after President-elect Donald Trump met with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., who has advocated for parental opt-out provisions on routine childhood vaccines in the past. "President-elect Trump has some doubts about the current vaccine policies
Making the Journey: A Look at the Plight of the World's Refugees
ABC News' Serena Marshall is at the Doctors Without Borders Exhibit on the global refugee crisis in Washington, DC.
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