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.
New Hampshire health officials say a second worker at a Contoocook restaurant has developed hepatitis A and that between 100 and 200 people might have been exposed to the liver disease.
Students returning to classes from winter break were greeted with warning signs and flu kits.
As Massachusetts faces a spike in the number of influenza cases, health officials in towns across the state say they’re running out of vaccinations.
January 12, 2013 The flu outbreak continues to spread like wildfire with more than 700 reported cases here in Boston. On Wednesday January 9th, Boston Mayor Tom Menino declared a public health emergency and this […]