Skip to main content
Check Your Symptoms
Find A Doctor
Find A Dentist
Find Lowest Drug Prices
Cold, Flu & Cough
Expert Blogs and Interviews
Questions & Answers
Find a Doctor
Children's Conditions A-Z
Surgeries and Procedures A-Z
Get Help for Migraine Relief
Things That Can Hurt Your Joints
Drugs & Supplements
Drugs & Supplements
Find & Review
Manage Your Medications
Check for Interactions
Drug Basics & Safety
Commonly Abused Drugs
Taking Meds When Pregnant
Vitamins You Need as You Age
Supplements for Better Digestion
Diet, Food & Fitness
Diet & Weight Management
Weight Loss & Obesity
Food & Recipes
Fitness & Exercise
Beauty & Balance
Health & Balance
Sex & Relationships
Which Food Has More Saturated Fat?
Do You Know the Benefits of Walking?
Family & Pregnancy
Family & Pregnancy
All About Pregnancy
Newborn & Baby
Raising Fit Kids
Pet Care Essentials
Dangers After Childbirth -- What to Watch For
Tips for Success ... Things Every Teen Should Know
News & Experts
News & Experts
Bats, Not Dogs, Are the Biggest Rabies Threat
FDA Finds Toxic Chemicals in Many Foods
Why Switch From Beef to Chicken?
Survey: 'Dad Shaming' Is Real
Heartburn Drugs Again Tied to Fatal Risks
Experts & Community
Why Can't We Sleep?
Sign Up to Receive Our Free Newsletters
My WebMD Pages
Site Links for Children's Vaccines
Immunization Exemptions: The Rules & Laws Explained
What is meningitis?
Why do most states require children to show evidence of immunity from chickenpox (varicella)?
When should you call your doctor about tetanus?
Child Vaccines: Some Parents Ill at Ease
Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine
Measles FAQ: Symptoms, Prevention, and More
Video on Vaccines and ‘Herd Immunity’
Video: Quick Facts About the Measles Vaccine and How It Spreads
Video on the Truth About Vaccines
HPV Vaccine for Children: Gardasil and Cervarix Pros and Cons, Side Effects
Slideshow: Top 10 Vaccine-Preventable Disease: Measles, Flu, and More
Get an 'A' in Vaccines
Vaccines: A Safe Choice
What Is Measles?
Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety
Are Alternative Vaccine Schedules Safe?
Should Your Kids Get the HPV Vaccine?
Helping a Child Who Is Afraid of Shots
What Vaccines Do PreTeens and Teens Need?
Is There a Vaccine/Autism Link?
Flu Vaccines and Kids
Surviving Meningitis: Carl Buher’s Story
Pneumonia Vaccines for Children
California Whooping Cough Epidemic: Vaccination Urged
What are the risks of DTaP and Tdap?
Is the HPV Vaccine Safe?
Measles on a Comeback
Are Child Vaccines Safe?
Amanda Peet Campaigns for Vaccines
Do Children Need the Flu Shot?
Why Whooping Cough Is Rising Despite a New Vaccine
Young Childhood Immunizations
Pneumococcal Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Flu Vaccine for Children: What You Need to Know
Meningococcal Vaccine (MPSV4, MCV4): Schedule and Side Effects
Hib (H. influenzae Type B) Vaccine Schedule
Chickenpox (Varicella) Vaccine
Meningococcal Vaccines: What You Need to Know
Meningitis: 12 FAQs About Prevention, Symptoms & Treatment
Pneumococcal Vaccine Schedule
The Meningitis Vaccines: What Parents Should Know
Polio Vaccine (IPV): When to Get Vaccinated
Symptoms of Tetanus
DTap and Tdap Vaccines
Does the Nasal Flu Vaccine Work as Well as the Shot?
Know Warning Signs of Meningitis
Chickenpox Prevention: How To Prevent Chickenpox From Spreading
Prevent Meningitis: Tips to Protect Your Teen
How Your Vaccines are Approved
HPV Vaccine: What You Need to Know
Immunizations and Vaccines
Meningitis Symptoms & Warning Signs
Seasonal Flu Shot and Nasal Spray
Rotavirus Vaccine (RV): Schedule and Side Effects
Who should not get a chickenpox (varicella) vaccine?
Does the chickenpox vaccine have side effects?
Whooping Cough Vaccine: FAQ
What are the symptoms of a rotavirus (RV) infection?
What is chickenpox (varicella) vaccine?
How is the chickenpox vaccine given?
What is rotavirus?
How is rotavirus spread?
The Basics of Tetanus
What is tetanus?
Who should get vaccinated from chickenpox?
How does chickenpox (varicella) virus spread?
How can I prevent chickenpox?
Who should get a vaccine for chickenpox?
What are the side effects of the rotavirus vaccine?
Understanding tetanus -- Diagnosis and Treatment
Can chickenpox happen to folks who have gotten the vaccine?
Why do I need the chickenpox vaccine?
How effective is the rotavirus (RV) vaccine?
What are the signs of an allergic reaction to rotavirus (RV) infection?
How is the rotavirus (RV) vaccine given?
Can you catch whooping cough if you've already gotten the vaccine?
What are the symptoms of tetanus?
Who should get the pneumococcal vaccine and when should it be given?
What are serious side effects of meningococcal vaccines?
How do doctors diagnose meningitis?
What are other potential signs and symptoms of meningococcal infection?
Is a booster shot needed after the DTaP shots are completed?
What should I do if someone I know has symptoms of meningitis?
What is pneumococcal disease?
What should you know about meningococcal disease?
What are some serious allergic reactions that can happen from meningococcal vaccines?
Can you prevent whooping cough by washing your hands and staying away from sick people?
Which patients with health conditions should get the pneumococcal vaccine?
What are the signs and symptoms of meningitis?
Is it possible to prevent meningitis?
How easy is it to catch whooping cough?
Can you carry the whooping cough bacteria without knowing it?
When should you seek medical care for symptoms of meningitis?
How is whooping cough spread?
Who should not get a meningococcal vaccine?
How many doses of the DTaP vaccine does a child need?
How common is infection with pneumococcal disease?
What causes meningitis?
What are the long-term effects of meningitis?
Which meningococcal vaccines are available?
How important is it for an adult over age 65 to get vaccinated?
How do doctors treat meningitis?
Are vaccines for pneumococcal disease safe?
Is meningitis contagious?
What should you know about pneumococcal vaccine?
Who should get the meningococcal vaccine?
Why do teens need a meningococcal vaccine?
What are the side effects from the meningococcal vaccines?
Can the meningococcal vaccine cause meningococcal disease?
Is it possible to get the vaccine and still get meningitis?
What should you know about meningitis warning signs?
What are the side effects of pneumococcal vaccines?
What are mild side effects of meningococcal vaccines?
What are recommendations for the meningococcal vaccine?
How is meningococcal disease spread and who is most at risk?
Why is getting a meningococcal vaccine important for teens?
What is viral meningitis?
Who is at risk for meningitis?
What are the common signs and symptoms of meningitis?
What is the recommendation for getting the pneumococcal vaccine?
What is bacterial meningitis?
Who needs a meningococcal vaccine?
When should you talk to your doctor about DTaP vaccine reactions?
What should you know about DTaP and Tdap vaccines?
The Difference Between Smallpox and Chickenpox
What are some other rare problems associated with DTaP and Tdap vaccines?
Are there any children who should not get the DTaP vaccine?
When should children be vaccinated with the DTaP vaccine?
What are the dangers of the DTaP and Tdap vaccine?
What is the difference between DTaP and Tdap vaccines?
What are some mild problems associated with DTaP and Tdap vaccines?
What Are Mumps Symptoms?
What Are Mumps?
Children's Vaccines Questions to Ask Your Doctor
World Class Heart Care
Plan Your Cancer Care
Treat Enlarged Prostate
Treating Baby Eczema
Clinical Trial Q&A
The HPV Vaccine
Aging & Addiction
Support for PTSD
Penis Curved When Erect
Reduce Cancer Risk
Immunotherapy for Cancer
Heal Dry, Cracked Skin
More from WebMD
How Severe Is Your Psoriasis?
Live Better With MS Assessment
What Is Endometriosis?
Find Your MS Medical Support Team
How Does Chemo Work?
Stuck Inside? Snow Day Activities
Beat Crohn's Flares
Ways to Prevent Migraines
Managing Diabetes at Work
Routine Checkups You Shouldn't Miss
Avoid Allergy Triggers
Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer
Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer
Finding the Best MS Care Team
What's New in Psoriasis Research
Where Breast Cancer Spreads