Immunization News

Date Posted
Article Title
11/17/2003
Is Smallpox Behind AIDS Immunity?

Roots of resistance may lie in Middle Ages

11/17/2003
First Human Tests of Hepatitis C Vaccine Begin

Researchers optimistic, but know there are many steps to go

11/14/2003
Studies Urge Soothing Pain in Babies

Preemies often don't get drugs they need to ease it

9/30/2003
New Study Finds No Autism-Vaccine Link

But the lawsuits are piling up

9/23/2003
Experts Brace for Rougher Flu Season

Fear is complacency over vaccine after two straight mild years

9/8/2003
Does Tea Belong in the Medicine Chest?

Studies find array of health benefits from beverage

9/2/2003
Vaccination Guide

Who should get what

8/18/2003
New Smallpox Vaccine May Be Safer

Trials looming to compare it to existing one

8/12/2003
Vaccine Won't Replace Pap Smears

But it may cut frequency of cervical cancer screening, study finds

8/12/2003
Panel: Don't Give Public Smallpox Vaccination

Risks may outweigh benefits for mass inoculation

8/6/2003
Fast-Acting Vaccine Blocks Ebola Virus

Quicker protection may aid outbreak control

8/5/2003
Ovulation May Weaken Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Strength of immune reaction may fade during menstrual cycle

7/31/2003
Childhood Immunizations Still at All-Time High

Coverage for chicken pox, pneumococcus rise rapidly in U.S.

7/9/2003
Studies Predict Outcome of Kidney Transplants

Point to progress in preventing organ rejection

6/24/2003
Military Smallpox Vaccine Program Deemed Safe

Side effects from 450,000 vaccinations lower than expected

6/11/2003
U.S. Tries to Curb Monkeypox on Several Fronts

Health officials recommend smallpox shots, ban imports of African rodents

6/2/2003
Deadly Cold Virus Strikes Disabled in N.Y.

Outbreak blamed for as many as 3 deaths in special home

5/8/2003
U.S. Denies Changing Smallpox Vaccine Policy

Refutes news report on 'about-face' for health, emergency workers

5/5/2003
Dangerous Memory Lapse for Smallpox Vaccinees

Study finds inadequate recall of skin conditions

4/30/2003
Tackling Pneumonia Proving Tricky

Vaccine prevents severe infections but doesn't block all forms of disease

4/21/2003
Tea for Immunity

Study finds beverage contains a key infection fighter

4/2/2003
Flu Shot Shields Elderly from Many Ailments

Cuts risk of heart trouble, stroke, pneumonia and death

3/27/2003
Second Heart Death Tied to Smallpox Vaccine

CDC also reports 10 cases of heart inflammation in military

3/26/2003
More May Be at Risk from Smallpox Inoculations

Study: Half of hospital patients could get secondary infections

3/11/2003
Researchers Developing Pill to Treat Smallpox

Could be used in people who can't be vaccinated

3/4/2003
Children With Immune Problems at Greater Bioterror Risk

Doctors warn that even smallpox vaccine poses threat

2/27/2003
First Moderate Reaction to Smallpox Jab Reported

Nurse breaks out in pustules, one of 3 affected

2/7/2003
Health Workers Balk at Smallpox Vaccinations

Cite medical, financial, political reasons for not lining up

1/17/2003
Panel Urges Informed Consent on Smallpox Vaccine

Recipients should know medical, financial risks

1/7/2003
Flu's Toll Higher Than Thought

Study finds huge increase in deaths, especially in elderly

12/23/2002
Vaccine Quashes AIDS in Monkeys

Therapy stimulates immune reaction against infection

12/17/2002
Spate of Thyroid Cases Baffles Army

Graves disease struck Special Force unit in late 1990s

12/16/2002
Combination Vaccine for Kids

Six shots rolled into one

12/13/2002
Smallpox Vaccine Not for Everyone

Bush, but not his family, will get it, and experts say many others shouldn't also

12/12/2002
Bush: Smallpox Vaccine Is Your Call

White House plan suggests voluntary inoculations for most of nation

11/20/2002
Vaccine Could Help Prevent Cervical Cancer

Study documents perfect record against responsible virus

11/14/2002
CDC: Not Enough Seniors Getting Flu Shot

Only two-thirds immunized against it, and fewer for pneumonia

11/14/2002
Study: Mass Vaccination Unnecessary for Smallpox

Immunizing contacts takes fewer doses, lower toll in side effects

11/14/2002
Study Suspects How Alzheimer's Vaccine Failed

Brain hemorrhaging may have caused inflammation in patients

10/17/2002
Experts: Many Are Too Vulnerable for Smallpox Vaccine

Pregnant women, HIV and skin patients shouldn't get pre-attack vaccine

10/16/2002
Smallpox Vaccine Study Tests Those Already Inoculated

Will decide whether older people need another vaccination

10/14/2002
Halted Alzheimer's Vaccine Was on Right Track

Trial of shots stopped over concerns of brain inflammation

10/9/2002
Eczema Tied to Failure of Natural Antibiotic

Discovery could lead to better therapy, understanding of other diseases

9/24/2002
Want a Flu Shot? Get Some Sleep First

Lack of rest impairs initial immune response to vaccination

9/23/2002
CDC Releases Smallpox Vaccine Guidelines

Gives states what-if instructions in event of virus attack

9/19/2002
Counterintuitive Therapy Kills Melanoma Cells

Scientists attack cancer by weakening immune system

8/28/2002
Old Smallpox Vaccine Shows Resiliency

Small study finds it generates response after 35 years

8/7/2002
Flu Shots Good for Business

They can mean a healthier work force, saving companies money

7/31/2002
Vaccine Effort to Target Adolescents, Older Minorities

Officials call teens the 'orphans' of immunization program

7/30/2002
Meningitis Cases Tied to Cochlear Implants

Experts warn recipients to be vaccinated against germs