Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A teen girl getting a vaccine from a black female doctor while her father watches. (Photo: Getty Images)

Measles Resurgence

Protect Yourself & Others Against Measles The United States is experiencing its largest measles outbreak since the virus was eliminated in 2000. As of Friday, May 17, 880 cases of measles have been reported in 24 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and
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woman with shingles on the right side of her forehead and face. (Photo: Anna See)

Adult Chickenpox

Preventing Shingles Through Vaccination While this season is usually associated with the flu vaccine, adults, especially those who are older than 50, should also consider getting a vaccine for shingles. Shingles is caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes
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