Diphtheria

Consider two people circumnavigating the globe at the equator from the same starting point but moving in opposite directions; the two points furthest apart converge at the end where the journey began; so too here with anti-science zealotry on left and right: They merge together in a bond of extremism. Nowhere can this circle of delusion be seen better than with the emergence of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne disease that can cause devastating brain damage in newborns.
Ignorance, false claims to expertise and scientific illiteracy are threatening our children's health.
Likewise, as one of only three remaining countries in the world with endemic polio transmission, they have recently ramped up efforts to eradicate polio from the country, and thereby, help rid it from the entire world.
Like many other grown-ups, I hadn't given any thought to what we used to call the D.P.T. vaccine -- for diphtheria, pertussis
Diphtheria. Measles. Whooping cough. Polio. If you think these diseases belonged to your parents and grandparents and not to our generation, you may be surprised to hear that they are making a comeback.
The U.S. cannot vaccine the world's children alone. Immunizing children is a shared responsibility of the world community. But, unfortunately, just 16 countries contribute to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization .
As serendipity would have it, Al Jazeera must have been on the trail of the pilfered tarps at the same time we were, because
In a city of ruins, five fully functional hospitals have been allowed to close, facing financial under-support and over-scrutiny. In many cases, the bureaucracy of international aid is protecting people to death.
For many years, dog sleds were the only way of reaching inland parts of the state during the winter months. The teams generally
Let's not confuse sound medical practice with making healthy choices on a visit to Whole Foods, especially since the assumption that vaccines aren't pure and natural is inaccurate.