Vaccine News

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10/7/2009
Seasonal Flu Vaccine May Lessen Swine Flu Impact

But it won't fully protect people from the H1N1 virus, experts say

10/6/2009
Officials Stress Safety as Swine Flu Vaccine Arrives

Shots are made in same way as seasonal flu vaccine; no serious side effects reported, CDC says

10/5/2009
Early H1N1 Vaccination Saves Lives, Cuts Costs: Study

Projects that inoculating 40% of population in October, November would blunt pandemic

10/5/2009
Cocaine Addiction Vaccine Shows Some Success

Shot produced desired antibodies in some, but effects were fleeting, scientists say

10/1/2009
Children Need Seasonal Flu Vaccine, Experts Say

Study finds vaccination rates lag behind recommended levels

10/1/2009
28 Pregnant Women Have Died From Swine Flu: CDC

Official calls the number 'upsetting'; flu shots and antiviral drugs urged for moms-to-be

10/1/2009
Swine Flu Could Create Hospital Bed Shortage

Report finds demand could exceed supply in 15 states

9/30/2009
CDC Links Infections With Swine Flu Deaths

Nearly a third of U.S. victims were also infected with pneumococcus or other bacteria, agency reports

9/24/2009
Experimental AIDS Vaccine Delivers Good News

Thai trial is first test in humans to show vaccine can work against HIV

9/23/2009
Injectable Vaccines More Effective for Adult Flu Than Nasal Sprays

Results may be different in children and in H1N1 swine flu vaccines, researchers say

9/23/2009
One Shot May Someday Replace Six for Rabies

Experimental vaccine offers hope for millions of people worldwide, researchers say

9/22/2009
Flu Can Raise Chances of Heart Attack

Vaccine reduces risk of deaths related to heart disease, study shows

9/21/2009
1 Swine Flu Shot Enough for Older Kids

But children under 10 will need two doses, preliminary U.S. trial results show

9/18/2009
1st Doses of Swine Flu Vaccine Set for Early October

Initial vaccine will be a nasal spray, followed shortly by injectable one: CDC

9/18/2009
Swine Flu Shots Safe for People With Weak Immune Systems: Experts

Another study outlines risks of catching H1N1 from various routes

9/18/2009
Progress Made Toward Vaccine for Urinary Infections

Tests on mice show success against E. coli, a common cause

9/17/2009
More Teens Getting Needed Vaccines

But overall rates are still too low, CDC report finds

9/16/2009
Hepatitis B Vaccination Protects Against Liver Cancer

Immunization program for newborns has lasting effects beyond childhood, researchers say

9/11/2009
Swine Flu Trials Continue to Point to 1-Dose Vaccine

U.S. reports unusually high flu activity, most of it swine variety

9/11/2009
Actress Helps Promote New Campaign for Meningitis Vaccine

Rare, often deadly, infection tends to strike young adults, expert says

9/11/2009
One Dose of Swine Flu Vaccine Offers Protection: Studies

Findings could expand vaccine supply and speed immunity, experts say

9/10/2009
Get Your Vaccine for Seasonal Flu, Experts Urge

The regular winter scourge poses a potential threat, just like swine flu

9/10/2009
Swine Flu Shots May Come Too Late to Stem Fall Outbreak: Study

Scientists' projections have infections peaking in mid-October, ahead of vaccine delivery

9/10/2009
FDA Panel Backs Giving HPV Vaccine Gardasil to Young Males

The advisors also recommend approval of second HPV vaccine, Cervarix, to prevent cervical cancer

9/9/2009
New Vaccine May Work Better Against Lung Disease

Different formulation seems to thwart pneumonia in high-risk group with COPD, study finds

9/3/2009
Swine Flu Poses Risk to Kids With Neurological Conditions

But U.S. officials say death rate seems no higher than with seasonal flu

9/3/2009
Discoveries Brighten Search for AIDS Vaccine

Two antibodies appear effective against HIV subtypes worldwide, team says

9/2/2009
Keep Your Flu Shots Straight This Fall

What you need to know about vaccinations for swine flu, regular flu

9/1/2009
Swine Flu May Be Less Dangerous Than Predicted: Study

Researchers challenge 'superbug theory' in animal tests using three flu strains

9/1/2009
Swine Flu on Campuses Boosts Call for Vaccinations

Officials expect return of virus that first surfaced last spring

8/28/2009
Kristi Yamaguchi, Olympic Ice Skater, Pushes Seasonal Flu Shots

She reminds public there's more than swine flu circulating out there

8/27/2009
Another Report Finds Swine Flu Targeting the Young

But health experts emphasize that most infections are relatively benign

8/27/2009
U.S. Childhood Vaccine Rates Good But Could Be Better: CDC

Compliance still high and stable, but more coverage needed among poor, report finds

8/26/2009
Many Health-Care Workers May Shun Swine Flu Shot

Hong Kong study finds some fear side effects, question benefits

8/25/2009
HPV Vaccine Could Prevent Many Penile Cancers

Nearly half of the tumors are caused by strains covered by the shot, study finds

8/24/2009
Not Everyone Wants to Be Vaccinated Against Pandemic Flu

But personal hygiene prevention methods are not enough, experts warn

8/22/2009
Going Back to School With Asthma Takes Extra Work

Lung association recommends flu shots, check-ups and communication with school staff

8/20/2009
School Kids, Parents Should Get Flu Vaccines First

Study shows targeting 'super-spreaders' protects most vulnerable in end

8/20/2009
New Hib Vaccine Granted Accelerated Approval

To help remedy vaccine shortage

8/20/2009
Swine Flu Vaccine Delay Manageable, Experts Say

Having 45 million doses by Oct. 15 will still be useful, they stress

8/19/2009
Patch 'Shots' May Someday Replace Injections

Microneedles could deliver meds safely and painlessly, researchers say

8/18/2009
Cervical Cancer Vaccine Seems Safe

Fainting most common adverse event with Gardasil, study finds

8/18/2009
'Cruise Ship Virus' Vaccine Stems From Tobacco

Benefits for fighting norovirus include cost, speed, report shows

8/11/2009
Swine Flu May Not Be Any Deadlier This Fall: Experts

Review of prior epidemics refutes theory that virus gets more severe

8/6/2009
Many Texas Docs Not Pushing HPV Vaccine for Girls

Study finds fewer than half always recommend the shots, despite federal guidelines

7/30/2009
Pregnant Women, Health-Care Workers Top Swine Flu Vaccine Candidates

CDC advisory panel outlines priorities for a fall flu shot rollout

7/29/2009
Prioritize Pregnant Women to Get Swine Flu Shot, Experts Say

As CDC recommendations loom, new study confirms this group at great risk

7/28/2009
CDC Panel to Recommend Who Should Get Swine Flu Shot

Officials hope vaccine will be available by fall or early winter

7/24/2009
Swine Flu Could Eventually Affect 40% of Americans: CDC

Vaccine testing -- set to begin next week -- could lessen impact

7/23/2009
U.S. Expects 160 Million Doses of Swine Flu Vaccine by October

A slowdown in production is hampering efforts, but a nasal spray version might help