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Medicine is an imperfect science – but you can still trust...

Venktesh Ramnath, University of California San Diego The Conversation is running a series of dispatches from clinicians and researchers...

Conspiracy theories and fear of needles contribute to vaccine hesitancy for...

Timothy Callaghan, Texas A&M University and Matt Motta, Oklahoma State University Over 1,160 cases of measles have been confirmed in the U.S. in 2019....

3 moral reasons why parents need to get their children vaccinated...

Joel Michael Reynolds, University of Massachusetts Lowell The U.S. hit a terrible and entirely preventable milestone this week: Measles cases are at a 25-year high....

If my measles shot was years ago, am I still protected?...

Eyal Amiel, University of Vermont As the measles outbreaks spread, many people are growing concerned. New York City declared a public health emergency and mandated...

Measles outbreaks show legal challenges of balancing personal rights and public...

Katherine Drabiak, University of South Florida The measles outbreaks continue to spread, with New York City declaring a public health emergency and requiring people in...

Anti-vaxxers appear to be losing ground in the online vaccine debate

Filippo Menczer, Indiana University and Pik-Mai Hui, Indiana University As measles outbreaks spread across the U.S., our new look at how information about vaccine safety...

Measles: Why it’s so deadly, and why vaccination is so vital

Paul Duprex, University of Pittsburgh On the darkest day of 2018, the winter solstice, we at the Center for Vaccine Research at the University of...

3 ethical reasons for vaccinating your children

Joel Michael Reynolds, University of Massachusetts Lowell Across the country, billboards are popping up suggesting that vaccines can kill children, when the science behind vaccination...

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Kat Kennedy, University of Arizona and Sara Nowakowski, Baylor College of Medicine The Research Brief is a short take...