Immunization News

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11/21/2017
11/8/2017
10/27/2017
10/5/2017
Zika Vaccine Works in Early Human Trial

But study was small, more research is needed

10/3/2017
Measles Making a Comeback in the United States

Though the rate remains low, study shows it doubled between 2001 and 2015

9/28/2017
It's Time to Get Your Flu Shot Again

U.S. health officials say this season could be a tough one

9/8/2017
Vaccine Campaign in Poor Countries to Save 20 Million Lives

Program will also save $350 billion in health care costs by 2020, study says

8/18/2017
Less is More for the Adult Cholera Vaccine

Giving just one shot instead of two may be better way to control outbreaks, researcher suggests

8/18/2017
Anti-Vaccine Family Members, Friends Spur Many Moms to Delay Baby's Shots

Study found even if pregnant women later hear better info from docs, they may still wait on immunizations

8/17/2017
'Herd Immunity' May Be Curbing U.S. Zika Numbers

But smaller future outbreaks are likely, scientists warn

8/1/2017
Recent Flu Shot Shouldn't Prevent Vaccination During Pregnancy

Study rebuts concerns about multiple vaccination timing

7/26/2017
Time to Catch Up on Reading, Writing … and Routine Shots

Before kids head back to school, make sure they're up-to-date on their vaccines

7/17/2017
Parents, Get Your Teens Their Vaccines!

More than 1 in 3 don't know when their teen's next shot is due, survey finds

7/11/2017
Malaria Drug Protected Mouse Fetus From Zika: Study

More research is needed on effects in primates and humans, researcher says

7/11/2017
New Hope in Search for Vaccine Against Gonorrhea

Study shows that routine meningitis shot may offer at least some protection

7/6/2017
Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports

Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

6/13/2017
Flu Shot Falls Short More Often for Obese People: Study

Immune cells that guard against the virus don't function properly, researchers say

6/10/2017
Experimental Zika Vaccine Protects Mice Against Virus: Study

Just one dose provided 100 percent protection, researcher says

5/26/2017
Promising Results for Drug to Fight Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis

Psoriatic arthritis causes painful joint swelling, but new medication Taltz might help

5/15/2017
Many U.S. Travelers Skip Measles Shots, Despite Infection Risk

Though the disease was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, foreign travel can still bring it home today

4/27/2017
Are Kids' Vaccines a Victim of Their Own Success?

The shots have cut disease rates so low that some parents underestimate the threat, doctors say

4/18/2017
Slimy Frog Might Be a Flu Fighter

Study found sticky coating shielded mice against H1 strain, could lead to new antiviral treatments

4/3/2017
Most U.S. Kids Who Die From Flu Are Unvaccinated

Researchers estimate about two-thirds of pediatric deaths could be prevented by flu shot

4/3/2017
Vaccinating Pregnant Moms Protects Babies From Whooping Cough

Benefit is dramatic for newborns who are too young to be vaccinated, researchers say

3/28/2017
Better Efforts Could Help Rid the U.S. of Hepatitis B, C: Report

Plus, 90,000 fewer deaths would occur by 2030, study authors estimate

3/17/2017
Shingles Vaccine Cuts Chronic Pain, Hospitalizations

Protection lasts years after immunization, researchers found

3/14/2017
Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids

Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found

3/9/2017
Chimps Can Get Ebola, Too, But Oral Vaccine May Help

However, trial was halted due to new animal research laws

2/21/2017
Congressional Group Gives Bipartisan Support to Vaccine Safety

Letter comes in response to President Trump's reported support for anti-vaccine groups

2/14/2017
Does a Baby's Sex Affect Mom's Immunity During Pregnancy?

Study may explain why women carrying girls might have worse symptoms of some conditions like asthma

2/13/2017
Eczema May Leave Some Flu Shots Less Effective, Study Finds

Vaccine should be given into the muscle, not the skin, research suggests

2/9/2017
8 Ways to Help Kids Dodge Germs

Boosting your child's immune system lets them stay in cold- and flu-fighting shape

2/8/2017
Screening, HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer: FDA

Agency recommends getting inoculated between 9 and 26 years old

2/2/2017
Flu Shot May Curb Respiratory Infections in People With Heart Failure

Doctors should consider high-dose vaccine for those over 65, study suggests

1/19/2017
Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds

Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young

12/28/2016
Flu Shots Are Worth It

Vaccine most important for young kids, seniors, people with chronic disease, women before and after pregnancy, expert says

12/16/2016
Flu Season's Starting to Rear Its Head

It's not too late to get your flu shot, health officials say

12/12/2016
Just 40 Percent of Americans Vaccinated for Flu This Season

CDC urges everyone to get a shot, especially children, pregnant women and folks over 50

11/10/2016
Your Birth Year Might Help Shield You From Bird Flu Strains

A child's first flu infection appears to affect which new viruses they'll be protected against in the future

11/10/2016
DNA-Based Vaccine Protects Against Zika in Animal Study

Results are encouraging and human trials are underway, researchers say

11/2/2016
Anal Cancer Rates Rising in Many Parts of the World

HPV vaccine, safe sex practices would help reverse trend, cancer specialists say

10/17/2016
Are Fewer Cervical Cancer Screenings Needed After HPV Vaccine?

Less testing could reduce risk of false positives and save money, researchers say

10/14/2016
Zika Infection May Bring Future Immunity: Study

Individuals, and large part of populations, may be protected against future epidemics, scientists say

9/30/2016
A Doctor's Words Key to Whether Child Gets HPV Vaccine

Parents most receptive to messages about the shot's effectiveness, safety and the cancers it prevents, study finds

9/20/2016
More Cancer Patients Gaining From Immune-Based Treatments

These therapies help arm the body to fight off malignancy, new report explains

8/19/2016
Put Vaccines on Kids' Back-to-School List

Immunizations protect against potentially devastating childhood illnesses: FDA

8/4/2016
3 Zika Vaccines Effective in Monkeys

Human trial set to begin this fall, researcher says

7/26/2016
Flu Shot Tied to Fewer Hospitalizations, Deaths in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Risk of dying dropped almost one-quarter over 7 years in those who got the vaccine

7/20/2016
Meningitis B Vaccine Falls Short of Expectations

1 in 3 students didn't get immunity against outbreak strain after 2 doses of Bexsero, study finds

6/30/2016
Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children

Kids in study were given 3 doses, but manufacturer now says 4 doses needed