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Op-ed: A call for products free of toxic chemicals

A group of widely used toxic chemicals linked with several kinds of cancer, high cholesterol, and suppression of vaccine effectiveness in children is now also found in air and water around the globe and in nearly all of…

In Afghanistan, polio vaccination faces threats

Afghanistan is one of three nations in the world (along with Pakistan and Nigeria) where the polio virus continues to be endemic, in part due to inadequate vaccination rates. A new poll of parents and caregivers of young…

Search for a better tuberculosis vaccine underway

Efforts by a team of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers to expedite the discovery of a new and improved tuberculosis vaccine were featured in an August 18, 2017 STAT article. The article highlighted work by…

Improving the efficiency of infant immunization services

A study analyzing the cost structure of routine immunization programs in six countries found that the most efficient programs had the lowest labor costs. The study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, published in the journal…

The Minnesota measles outbreak

Health officials in Minnesota are now grappling with that state's largest measles outbreak in several decades. In this week's podcast, we get perspective on the outbreak from childhood vaccine expert Marie McCormick.