A case of the mumps has been reported at Boston University.
This spring, a woman in Washington State died from measles, the first reported measles death in the U.S. since 2003.
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital are launching a five-year clinical trial of a vaccine that would not just treat the Type 1 diabetes, but possibly reverse it.
New information that some doctors say could end concerns about the link between vaccines and autism.
Measles is on the rise across the nation and a group of local researchers say they know why — not enough people are getting vaccinated against the deadly disease.
Childhood vaccines are credited with virtually wiping out a host of awful diseases, yet many parents are still concerned about the shots.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Efforts are now underway in Boston to stop one of the most dangerous types of hospital infections, ‘C. Diff’.
Vaccines have been proven to prevent childhood diseases like whooping cough, measles, and mumps. But, not all parents are convinced the shots are safe for their kids.
For the first time there are vaccines that protect against four strains of influenza.