Lessons From How the Polio Vaccine Went From the Lab to the Public That Americans Can Learn From Today

The most significant biomedical advance of the past century had a rocky start, but ultimately the polio vaccine led to the disease being eradicated.

Science and Technology

COVID + Influenza: This Is a Good Year to Get a Flu Shot, Experts Advise

When the effects of flu are coupled with those of COVID-19, public health experts say it's more important than ever to get a flu shot.

Your Health

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Skip Your Immunizations

COVID-19 has us postponing a lot of things: immunizations, including the flu vaccine, shouldn't be one of them.

Prevention & Screenings

Vaccines During and After Pregnancy

A pregnant woman should get vaccinated against whooping cough and flu during each pregnancy to protect herself and her baby, with immunity for the first few months of life.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Vaccines for Family and Caregivers

A baby's family members and caregivers should be up to date on their vaccinations to help form a circle of disease protection around the baby.

Prevention & Screenings

Getting a Flu Shot This Year Is More Important Than Ever Because of COVID-19

With the coronavirus still spreading widely, it's time to start thinking seriously about influenza, which typically spreads in fall and winter.

Prevention & Screenings

Get the Whooping Cough Vaccine During Each Pregnancy

Only you can give your baby protection against whooping cough before your little one is even born.

Pregnancy & Postpartum