With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.
Giving parents new information about vaccines actually made them more likely to oppose vaccinating a future child.
An increasing number of Connecticut students are being exempted from vaccinations as parents cite allergic reactions or religious prohibitions.
Federal officials say Connecticut had the largest increase in the nation of teen immunization rates for certain vaccinations.