A British High Court Judge has ordered that a 7-month-old boy be given a meningitis vaccine.
"No jab, no welfare", says government.
The Pakistani government has made safe-haven for refugees conditional on receiving polio vaccinations.
A major outbreak of measles in California has ignited a huge debate over compulsory vaccination in the US.
The threat of bioterrorism is terrifying thought, and the US government is set on minimizing any risk. But should they go as far as testing a potent anthrax vaccine on young children?
Bioethics is probably not high on the Taliban’s to-do list and it is making no exceptions for public health.
Did the assassination of Osama bin Laden have an unintended victim: the global campaign to eliminate polio?
More and more American paediatricians are “firing” parents who refuse to vaccinate their children.
Gardasil, Merck’s vaccine against the human papilloma virus, the most common sexually transmitted disease, is once again at the centre of political, moral, bioethical and economic controversy after last month’s recommendation by the Centres for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) that 11 and 12-year-old boys be vaccinated.
Public health officials are furious after learning that the CIA used a fake vaccination drive to seek out Osama bin Laden. The Guardian reported this week that a senior Pakistani doctor was recruited to set up a vaccination program in Abbottabad.
An expert committee set up to investigate the conduct of trials of human papillomavirus (HPV) in India has reported far-reaching ethical violations.
Andrew Wakefield saga draws to close