Childless Americans have no concerns about vaccinating children

87.5% of Americans who have no children don’t “have any concerns regarding vaccinations for children,” according to a Truven Health Analytics-NPR Health poll of 3,004 Americans interviewed earlier in March. The proportion of childless Americans who are unconcerned about vaccinating children increases as they pass childbearing age, to almost 90% for those 35 and older. […]

Measles vaccine kills six, Pakistan’s press reports

“Measles vaccine kills 3 more kids,” reports The Nation, a leading Pakistani daily, bringing the number of deaths to six since an anti-measles vaccination campaign began April 13 in Balochistan province. Other children are in critical condition. Parents report that the children, who had been healthy, fell ill shortly after receiving the vaccine. The deaths, […]