Vaccine News

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12/23/2009
Nearly 5 Million Doses of Nasal Swine Flu Vaccine Recalled

Tests reveal slight drop in potency, but not enough to require revaccination, FDA says

12/22/2009
As Swine Flu Wanes, So Does Public's Fear

About 60 million people have received H1N1 vaccine, CDC says

12/21/2009
Single Shot of H1N1 Vaccine May Be Enough for Kids

But two doses still needed to ensure protection, experts say

12/18/2009
Rabies Vaccine Protects Against Monkey Version of HIV

Finding holds promise for HIV vaccine development

12/17/2009
Swine Flu Wanes, But Future Uncertain

The lull in the outbreak is a good time to get vaccinated, federal officials urge

12/15/2009
Large Recall of Children's Swine Flu Vaccine

About 800,000 doses have lower strength than needed for protection, CDC says

12/11/2009
Better Vaccine Planning Needed, Committee Finds

Priorities include new vaccines, safety monitoring and improved federal coordination

12/11/2009
Swine Flu Infection Rates Continue to Fall

Just 14 states reporting widespread H1N1 activity, down from 25 states last week, CDC says

12/10/2009
Swine Flu Has Infected 1 in 6 Americans: CDC

Children, young adults still bear the brunt of H1N1, with the most hospitalizations and deaths

12/9/2009
Seasonal Flu Vaccination Rates Still Too Low

More got their shot early, but numbers now same as last year, survey shows

12/8/2009
Swine Flu Pandemic May Be Less Severe Than Expected

Data indicates that, while serious, virus impact predicted to be mild

12/7/2009
Swine Flu Can Batter Kids With Sickle Cell

Children with the disease should be vaccinated along with other high-risk groups, researchers say

12/4/2009
Swine Flu Continues to Wane

Whether the H1N1 virus will come back during winter isn't known, CDC says

12/4/2009
Chicken Pox Shot Protects Against Shingles, Too

Vaccinated children less likely to get herpes zoster virus, study finds

12/3/2009
Cervarix Proves Effective Against HPV for Over 6 Years

Vaccine protected volunteers from virus linked to cervical cancer

12/1/2009
Swine Flu Waning, But Could Return

CDC urges H1N1 vaccination because pandemic's course remains unpredictable

12/1/2009
A Good Year in the Fight Against AIDS

Promising vaccine trial, better access to treatment worldwide provide reasons for hope

11/30/2009
U.S. Swine Flu Cases Chart Sharp Decline

But as pandemic seems to ebb, CDC notes a rise in child deaths linked to flu

11/25/2009
Swine Flu Tied to Rise in Pneumonias Among Young

On more positive note, CDC sees few signs of trouble with the H1N1 vaccine

11/25/2009
Implantable Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise

In mice, disks placed under the skin kill tumor cells, study finds

11/23/2009
One in Four Teen Girls Have STDs

Almost 20 percent get infected within one year of starting to have sex, CDC report says

11/20/2009
Swine Flu Declining in Some Parts of U.S.

But, flu activity remains high and is expected to continue, CDC says

11/12/2009
22 Million Sickened by Swine Flu in 6 Months

Revised estimation method gives clearer picture of pandemic, CDC says

11/9/2009
Depressed and Pregnant? Flu Shot May Be Needed

Symptoms of seasonal flu could be severe in this group of women, study finds

11/5/2009
Swine Flu Virus Dominant Strain Worldwide: WHO

Agency says pathogen continues to target younger adults, producing mild-to-moderate illness

11/4/2009
New HPV Vaccine Might Stop Vulvar Cancer in its Tracks

Working differently than Gardasil, Cervarix, it targets inside of virus, study shows

11/3/2009
CDC Urges Patience As More Swine Flu Shots Arrive

Total should near 42 million by week's end; more health-care workers getting vaccine

11/2/2009
One Dose of Swine Flu Vaccine Works for Pregnant Women

Young children need two doses, spaced several weeks apart, U.S. health officials say

10/30/2009
At Least 114 U.S. Kids Dead From Swine Flu

Two-thirds had chronic health problems, CDC says

10/30/2009
Whooping Cough Immunity Lasts 30 Years or More

Finding defies belief that resistance wears thin much sooner

10/30/2009
Flu Shot in Pregnancy Protects Baby

Vaccinating expectant moms led to bigger, healthier infants, studies show

10/29/2009
Almost 6 Million U.S. Cases of Swine Flu in First Few Months

CDC says H1N1 may be tied to 21,000 hospitalizations during that time

10/29/2009
Tamiflu-Resistant Swine Flu Passed Person-to-Person in U.S.

Another study shows kids shed virus up to 13 days after fever starts

10/28/2009
1 Million More Doses of Swine Flu Vaccine on Hand

Gap between supply and demand starting to close, U.S. officials say

10/27/2009
More Swine Flu Vaccine Coming Soon

22 million doses out now, and shortage should ease over coming weeks, CDC says

10/26/2009
Sebelius: There Will Be Swine Flu Vaccine for All Who Want It

But the HHS secretary admits that delays are limiting supplies so far

10/25/2009
Obama Declares Swine Flu a National Emergency

Action allows hospitals to better handle large numbers of patients as outbreak spreads

10/23/2009
HPV Vaccine No More Painful Than Other Shots

Reports that injection sting is excessive disputed in U.S. study

10/23/2009
Swine Flu Vaccine Still in Short Supply

Goal of 40 million doses by end of October won't be met, CDC says

10/23/2009
Production Problems Plague Delivery of Swine Flu Vaccine

Despite significant shortfall, CDC says all Americans who want shot will be able to get one, eventually

10/22/2009
Rotavirus Vaccine Cutting Infection Rates Among Kids

CDC report shows drop in U.S. incidence since vaccine was introduced in 2006

10/21/2009
CDC Panel Says No to Routine Use of Gardasil for Boys

Doctors are free to offer HPV shot to males but widespread vaccination not advised

10/21/2009
Worldwide Vaccine Availability Reaches All-Time High: Report

Experts urge international community to continue to push for progress

10/20/2009
Swine Flu Still Strikes Younger People Hardest

90 percent of deaths since Sept. 1 were among those under 65, CDC says

10/20/2009
Full Results of AIDS Vaccine Trial Confirm Modest Benefit

But the Thai trial also suggests shot's effects may wane with time

10/19/2009
Mercury Levels Not Abnormal in Autistic Children

Study finds no differences when compared to kids without disorder

10/19/2009
Minnesota Pig Infected With H1N1 Flu

Federal officials say there's no danger in eating pork products

10/17/2009
11 More Children Die From Swine Flu: CDC

And vaccine production delays mean fewer shots will be available by month's end

10/16/2009
11 More Children Die From Swine Flu: CDC

And vaccine production delays mean fewer shots will be available by month's end

10/16/2009
Tylenol May Weaken Effectiveness of Kids' Vaccines

Giving analgesic to prevent fever at shot time could be counterproductive, researchers say