Malaysia vaccinating for polio after first case in 27 years

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia began a vaccination campaign in a rural town on Borneo island after a 3-month-old boy was confirmed to have polio in the country’s first case of the highly infectious virus in 27 years. The infant from Tuaran town in Sabah state tested positive for vaccine-derived polio virus type 1 […]

Will the religious exemption on childhood vaccinations be repealed in Connecticut?

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Governor Ned Lamont will be addressing the state in the governor’s annual State of the State address on Wednesday ahead of the general legislative session. One of the “hot button” issues expected to receive some attention in the 2020 session is religious exemptions for childhood vaccinations. The repeal of the exemption […]

Why Parents Aren’t Vaccinating Their Kids, According to New Study

The belief that vaccines cause autism — which has been debunked by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among others — is no longer the primary reason parents are refusing vaccines for their children, according to a new study today from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

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