Immunization News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/21/2002
Father Nose Best

T-shirt sniffing study finds women prefer men who smell like Dad

1/17/2002
Lyme Disease Cases Hit Record High in 2000

CDC finds 8% increase over 1999

1/7/2002
Immune System Gene Tied to ADHD

Study marks first time body's protection system linked to disorder

11/30/2001
Timing Affects Effectiveness of Chicken Pox Shot

CDC: Don't give it right after measles, mumps, rubella vaccine

11/29/2001
U.S. Boosts Production of Smallpox Vaccine

Signs deal with British drug maker to provide 155 million more doses

11/27/2001
Smallpox Defense Plan Stresses Containment

Government guidelines don't call for mass inoculations ahead of time

11/26/2001
Flu Vaccine Safe for People With Asthma

Largest study finds no adverse reactions

11/8/2001
CDC Gears Up for Smallpox Outbreak

Sets up teams to fight potential new attack of old scourge

11/1/2001
Parasite May Fend Off Asthma

Ethiopians with hookworm show less sensitivity to dust mites in British study

10/26/2001
U.S. Sends Mixed Message on Flu Shots and Anthrax

Recommendations from HHS at odds with one another

10/18/2001
Smallpox Vaccine Stockpile to Get Booster

U.S. to spend $509 million, enough for every American

10/16/2001
Flu Shot Time Is Now for High-Risk People

Government officials urge the rest of us to chill for a month or two

10/11/2001
Rotavirus Vaccine Danger Questioned

Government study finds no increase in bowel-blockage complication in babies as a result of shot

10/1/2001
No Mercury Risk Found in Childhood Vaccines

But panel doesn't rule out biological mechanism for harm

9/25/2001
Insurance Doesn't Close Racial Gap in Flu Shots

Blacks less likely than whites to get immunized under Medicare HMOs

8/7/2001
Meningitis Spiked in 1990s

New strain, more virulent to young people, is suspected

8/1/2001
CDC Urges That College Students Get Meningitis Shot

Number of cases in age group doubled in past decade, experts say

7/26/2001
AIDS Vaccine Blocks Infection in Monkeys

Oral immunization stops spread of virus through females

7/25/2001
Nasal Flu Vaccine Sniffing for Approval

FDA panel to weigh recommending spray mist that could appeal to the shot-wary

6/8/2001
Measles Shot May Fight Lymphoma

Vaccine works in mice; human trials are next