ABC News Photo Illustration, Adapted from the LexisNexis StateNet Database and the Immunization Action Coalition, May 2019 (ABC News)(ATLANTA) — Cobb County, a suburban part of Atlanta, Georgia, confirmed a case of measles in an unvaccinated person, according to state health officials. The individual may have exposed others to theRead More →

baona/iStock(NEW YORK) — Despite decades of rigorous research, proving time and time again that vaccines are safe, and copious evidence that vaccines work, saving an estimated 732,000 children’s lives and preventing millions of hospitalizations over the last 20 years, the scientific community continues to fend off assaults from a relativelyRead More →

sestovic/iStock(ATLANTA) — Officials have identified Vitamin E Acetate as a “strong culprit” in the vaping-related lung injuries that left thousands sick and 39 people dead, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday. The agency collected lung fluid samples of patients with EVALI, short for “E-cigarettes or VapingRead More →

FotoCuisinette/iStock(NEW YORK) — Artist Rubem Robierb’s sleek white sculpture of massive butterfly wings certainly makes a statement. “In tribute to the strength and bravery of the trans [and gender nonconforming] community, ‘Dandara’ has an important message and meaning,” Robierb said at the unveiling on Monday in New York City. “IRead More →

HAZEMMKAMAL/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration will announce the details of a possible ban on flavored e-cigarette and vaping products next week, President Donald Trump said Friday. “We’re going to be coming out with a very important position on vaping,” Trump told reporters at the White House. “We have to takeRead More →