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FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- As a new outbreak of mosquito-borne yellow fever continues to grow in Brazil, U.S. health officials say they're taking steps to avert any shortage of vaccine travelers might need.

  • By Jennifer Grubb and Bethany Hines, CNN

There are enemies lurking in our society that could be just as deadly as a terrorist attack. They are known as viruses and diseases.

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:

MONDAY, April 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Babies are far less likely to develop whooping cough if their mother was vaccinated while pregnant, a new study reveals.

This letter to the editor is in regard to Iowa House File 7, the bill that would broaden vaccination exemptions in Iowa.

  • Dr. Scott Sandeman

Q: My son lives in another state with his 5-year old, 5-pound Morkie, Apollo. The last time my son took Apollo for his shots, they gave him 4 …

Q. We have two dogs. Our 8-year-old huskie-shepherd mix has kennel cough, although he apparently feels fine and has been¬†running around like c…


When it comes to children two-years-old and younger, Scott County seems to have mixed feelings about vaccinations. ¬†An ongoing debate, initiat…