Vaccine News

Date Posted
Article Title
5/11/2005
Insulin Identified as Trigger for Type 1 Diabetes

Next step: vaccine trials against this autoimmune disease

5/10/2005
Vaccine Industry Needs Shot in the Arm

Reports find questions about supply, cost and availability

4/28/2005
Design of HIV Vaccines May Have Been Faulty

Immune systems attacked antibodies, study claims

4/12/2005
Experimental Dual Childhood Vaccine Disappoints

But finding doesn't apply to combination shots now in use, experts say

4/12/2005
Polio Vaccine: It Tamed a Scourge, Transformed Medicine

50 years ago, officials announced the success of the breakthrough shot

4/6/2005
Another HPV Vaccine Passes Test

Small trial shows infection rate reduced by 90 percent

3/24/2005
Human Tests of Avian Flu Vaccine to Begin in U.S.

Multi-center trial should have early results within seven months

3/21/2005
Rubella No Longer a Threat in the U.S.

Federal health officials say vaccination has virtually eradicated German measles

3/8/2005
New Vaccine Against Meningitis on the Way

Health officials also announce broader recommendations for which youngsters should get it

3/8/2005
Many U.S. Children Don't Get Vaccinated on Time

Even brief delays put them at risk of disease, study finds

2/24/2005
No Evidence Flu Vaccine Works For Toddlers

More science needed on practice of vaccinating those under 2, report says

2/17/2005
New Vaccine Boosts Prostate Cancer Survival

Trial shows immune therapy offers hope to men whose disease has spread

2/14/2005
Flu Vaccine Doesn't Shield Seniors as Much as Thought

Study finds mortality rates flat since 80s, despite increased vaccination

2/14/2005
Genetically Modified Potato Carries Hep B Vaccine

Discovery an alternative to inconvenient injections in developing world, study says

2/11/2005
Flu Shots for Kids Would Protect Many Adults

Children transmit the virus more readily than any other group of individuals

2/2/2005
Chickenpox Vaccine Saving Lives

Deaths down since program began in 1995, CDC reports

2/2/2005
New Strategy Stops Smallpox in Its Tracks

Drug may stymie virus replication once it's inside cells

1/28/2005
Smallpox Vaccine Risky for Some

People with skin conditions, immune disorders susceptible

1/27/2005
U.S. Moves to Expand Flu Vaccine Supply

Officials also endorse local efforts to offer shots to all if surplus exists

1/24/2005
Study: Avian Flu Was Transmitted Between Humans

Mother and daughter died in Thailand incident involving diseased chickens

1/21/2005
New Hope for HIV Treatment

Artificial HIV gene may help in development of protective vaccine

1/17/2005
Melanoma Vaccine Triggers T-Cells to Attack Tumors

New research offers insights into ways immune system fights the disease

1/17/2005
Flu Vaccine Shortage Is Now a Surplus

States starting to lift restrictions on who can get a shot

1/13/2005
Intestinal Immune Cell Network Discovered

Could lead to new vaccines, treatments for disease, researchers say

1/7/2005
Flu Season a Mild One... So Far

Experts caution the worst may be yet to come

1/6/2005
No Link Found Between Vaccines and Autism

Mayo Clinic study finds no evidence for connection to environmental causes, either

12/16/2004
U.S. Meeting Demand For Flu Shots... So Far

Mild start to season, lack of demand easing potential problems, officials say

12/14/2004
U.S. Launching Human Trial of SARS Vaccine

DNA-based vaccine has several advantages, experts say

12/8/2004
Certain Immune Genes Key in Fighting HIV

Scientists discover one that evolves quickly to battle virus

11/30/2004
Scientists Grow Virus Tied to Food Poisoning

Goal is to develop a potential vaccine

11/15/2004
Faster Allergy Immunotherapy Proves Effective

New method deemed safe and increases compliance among patients

11/12/2004
Vaccine Protects Against Cervical Cancer

Targets 2 strains of human papillomavirus

11/9/2004
Flu Shot Decisions to Be Made Locally

More vaccine being shipped to states, federal officials say

11/3/2004
New Method Could Stretch Flu Vaccine Supply

Won't work for elderly and for this season, though

11/2/2004
Annual Flu Shot a Lifesaver for the Elderly

Consecutive vaccines have cumulative effect, study finds

10/21/2004
One Million More Doses of FluMist On The Way

Government says total vaccine supply now at 61 million doses

10/19/2004
U.S. Secures Another 2.6 Million Flu Vaccines

Still leaves the nation well short of needed doses

10/15/2004
U.S. Says No More Flu Vaccine

Supplies from Chiron factory in England can't be salvaged, health officials say

10/15/2004
Malaria Vaccine Success Hailed as Breakthrough

Could save lives of millions of children in developing world

10/3/2004
Flu Shots in Separate Seasons Still Protect Toddlers

Study finds one in spring, another in fall easier than two a month apart in fall

9/23/2004
Shots Urged as Flu Rates Rise

Experts say it's especially true for the most vulnerable

9/14/2004
Flu Hospitalizations on the Rise

Aging population and more virulent strains to blame, study finds

9/13/2004
Hepatitis Shot Tied to MS, Study Suggests

Vaccine's association could be statistical fluke, expert says

9/8/2004
Routine Flu Shots for Toddlers Feasible

Doctors surveyed said those aged 12 to 35 months could be vaccinated

9/7/2004
Diluted Smallpox Vaccine Found Effective

Current U.S. stockpile can be expanded if needed, study finds

8/30/2004
Needle-Free Anthrax Vaccine in the Works

Nose may provide better avenue for delivering protection

8/26/2004
Croup Vaccine Safe in Early Study

It's administered nasally to make it easier on infants

8/20/2004
If It's Back to School, It's Also Vaccine Time

Experts say the shots are a crucial weapon against disease

8/12/2004
With School Ahead, Get Shots Behind You

Parents urged to get their kids up-to-date on immunizations

8/10/2004
Strep Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial

Confers immunity without serious side effects