vaccines

UCLA Health pediatrician Carlos Lerner discusses COVID-19 vaccinations and flu shots

By Sandy Cohen • October 21, 2021

Ask the Doctors answers a couple of your most recent asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine

By Ask the Doctors • September 10, 2021

As the Delta variant of COVID-19 makes its unwelcome presence known, Ask the Doctors answers a few of your most-asked questions this month

By Ask the Doctors • August 13, 2021

An emergency-use authorization doesn’t mean the COVID-19 vaccines have failed to qualify for FDA approval

By Ask the Doctors • July 19, 2021

Why it's good for parents to make sure they're vaccinated

By Chayil Champion • July 12, 2021

Get the facts from infectious disease experts on April 20.

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • April 15, 2021

Each vaccine uses different mechanisms to prime the body’s immune response

By Ask the Doctors • February 22, 2021

We don’t yet know what causes autism, but a new study found the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine does not. The MMR vaccine also doesn’t trigger autism in a group of at-risk kids.

No Linkage Between MMR Vaccine and Autism 

A 1998 paper in The Lancet claimed the MMR vaccine caused [...]

By uclahealth • May 3, 2019
When it comes to achieving optimal health, research shows that following preventive care guidelines for vaccinations, disease screenings and cancer screenings is the best way to get there. The following graphic shows some of the vaccinations, lab tests and screenings recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services [...]
By uclahealth • August 6, 2018
Part of ensuring you have a great summer vacation is staying healthy during your trips. Follow these three wellness tips to keep illness at bay during your travels.
  • Update your vaccines: Ask your doctor if your vaccinations are up-to-date for the following:
  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTaP)
  • [...]
By uclahealth • May 10, 2017