Vaccine News

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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

10/15/2009
Bad Reaction No Good Reason to Avoid Future Shots

Experts urge doctors to investigate source of vaccine allergy

10/15/2009
Fewer Genital Warts Thanks to HPV Vaccine Program

Australia sees a drop in cases following free Gardasil shots, researchers say

10/14/2009
Severe Swine Flu Could Lead to Blood Clots in Lungs: Study

Researchers say CT scans may be needed to spot the risk

10/13/2009
Many Hospitalized With Swine Flu Had Been Healthy

But the majority of cases still involve people with chronic problems, CDC says

10/13/2009
Many Americans Still Leery of Swine Flu Vaccine

But experts say it's as safe as the shot for run-of-the-mill seasonal flu

10/12/2009
Stop-Smoking Vaccine in the Works

Researchers move closer to a shot for kicking nicotine addiction

10/9/2009
76 Children Dead From Swine Flu: CDC

Finding highlights the need for kids to be vaccinated against the disease, experts say

10/9/2009
'No Flu Shots for My Kids'

Some moms aren't convinced vaccines are necessary, safe or effective

10/9/2009
Giving Gardasil to Boys Not Worth the Cost

But other experts dispute finding, and say young men need protection from STDs

10/8/2009
Shingles Raises Stroke Risk: Study

Patients with the virus should be monitored for high blood pressure, expert says

10/7/2009
Sebelius Urges Americans to Get Swine Flu Vaccine

HHS secretary says shots are made in same way as seasonal flu vaccine, and children are vulnerable to the disease

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