Measles cases are up by a third – that’s 110,000 unnecessary deaths

Measles outbreaks are often blamed on the fact that vaccines have been so successful people forget how dangerous this disease…

29 Nov 2018

A century ago the Spanish flu killed millions. A similar pandemic today could be even more deadly

One hundred years ago the fate of the First World War hung in the balance. Germany, with four times as many…

15 Jan 2018

A measles outbreak anywhere is a threat everywhere: immunisation rates need to improve

Last year, for the first time ever, the number of people who died from measles globally fell below 100,000. Until…

27 Oct 2017

Anti-vaxxers have embraced social media. We’re paying for fake news with real lives

‘Fake news’ may be the latest buzzword, but there’s nothing new about it. It’s been around for decades and vaccine…

28 Jun 2017