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Measles Continues to Spread in the U.S.

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Measles is a highly contagious respiratory virus. For the first time since 2003, measles has caused the death of someone in the United States. And, as of the end of June, more than 175 cases of measles have been diagnosed in the U.S. so far this year.

Improved HPV Vaccine Earns License

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Gardasil® 9, a new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine that protects against five additional HPV serotypes, was licensed by the Food and Drug Administration on December 11, 2014.

Ebola: What You Should Know

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Find some basic information about the Ebola virus, how it's spread, who's at risk, how you can keep your family healthy and more.

Pair of Documentaries Addresses Vaccines

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Two documentaries recently addressed the topic of vaccines — one produced by a group of high school broadcast journalism students, and the other by an award-winning team from PBS and WGHB Nova.

Pertussis Vaccine Update

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Read about the differences between the early pertussis vaccine and the current one and why vaccination is still the best choice for protection against pertussis.