The best way to encourage people to get vaccinated is to educate them on the dangers of the diseases they’re meant to prevent, a new study suggests.
The CDC’s Dr. Melinda Wharton says Missouri is one of 13 states to have a measles vaccination rate below 90 percent.
Back to school for some children means back to the pediatrician to get required vaccinations.
Serious side effects from vaccines are rare and there’s no evidence they lead to autism, according to a new study.
The Centers for Disease Control says nearly 200 cases of the measles have been reported in 17 states this year, including Missouri.
Health officials say many parents still aren’t convinced vaccinations are safe.
Children age 10 and older can get flu shots and vaccinations like tetanus shots from pharmacists.
Ten percent of those who contract meningitis die.
Education officials are reminding parents to update their children’s immunizations before they head back to school.
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