Why the COVID-19 Vaccine Approval Process Should Be Driven by Science, Not Politics

Increasing public trust in vaccines may help keep millions of Americans safe and healthy

Policy

Your Child’s Vaccines: What You Need to Know About Catching Up During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Vaccination rates dropped by as much as 60% in some parts of the country due to COVID-19. It's time to get back on track

Prevention & Screenings

Corralling the Facts on Herd Immunity

The effectiveness of herd immunity is a hotly debated topic. Time to separate fact from fiction

Prevention & Screenings

Rita Wilson Is on a Mission

Wilson and her husband, Tom Hanks, contracted COVID-19 in March; now she's partnered with the American Nurses Association to urge Americans to get their flu shot

Prevention & Screenings

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

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

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

Vaccines & Pregnancy: Top 7 Things You Need to Know

Did you know a baby gets disease immunity (protection) from mom during pregnancy?

Pregnancy & Postpartum

America's Obesity Epidemic Threatens Effectiveness of Any COVID Vaccine

In America, the promise of the coronavirus vaccine is hampered by a vexing epidemic that long preceded COVID-19: obesity.

Your Health

Staying Healthy: Vaccines for Women Living with Diabetes

As we age, so do our immune systems, making it increasingly hard for them to fight off infections.

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Vaccines

A vaccine is designed to stimulate the adaptive immune system before you're exposed to the virus and bacteria so when you do encounter it, your body is ready to spring into action before the pathogen can make you sick.

Prevention & Screenings