Vaccinations

What is polio and why is it back?
Polio

What is polio and why is it back?

Health authorities in the UK have declared a national incident after poliovirus was detected in sewage samples.

How do we reach the anti-vaxxers?
Opinion

How do we reach the anti-vaxxers?

A grief-stricken poem drives home the human cost of the coronavirus pandemic, leading Paul McNamee to ask how we can get anti-vaxxers to think again.

Measles is back and killing thousands, yet anti-vaxxers are winning
News

Measles is back and killing thousands, yet anti-vaxxers are winning

Once on the verge of complete eradication, measles is making a huge comeback thanks to an unhealthy dose of fear, fake news and social media misinformation. Vicky Carroll investigates how the anti-vaxxers are dominating in our age of social media

Parents of new babies are being targeted online by anti-vaccination groups
News

Parents of new babies are being targeted online by anti-vaccination groups

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