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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…

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…

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…