Rubella Goes The Way of the Dodo

Rubella has been eliminated from the Americas. More specifically, there has been no indigenous transmission of the virus in North America, South America or the Caribbean for the last three years. This may not make front page news--so far it's barely made an...

HPV Vaccine Coming to the Developing World

There is big news from GAVI, the Gates-backed group that supports the provision of childhood vaccinations around the world. GAVI announced today that it will expand its vaccine programs to include the HPV vaccine, which guards against cervical cancer, and a vaccine against Rubella to promote maternal and child health.