Vaccine News

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9/6/2017
Fighting the Flu

Flu shot recommendations for the 2017-2018 season.

9/1/2017
Nasal Flu Vaccine's Demise May Mean Fewer Immunized Kids

Overall child immunization rates fell after CDC advised against the inhaled form, study shows

8/30/2017
Health Tip: Getting the HPV Vaccine

Who should get it, and at what age

8/28/2017
Vaccination 101: Make Sure Kids Are Up to Date

Classrooms, locker rooms and dormitories are breeding grounds for bacteria and viruses, expert says

8/28/2017
Hep B Vaccine Should Be Given Sooner: Pediatricians Group

Shot should come within 24 hours of delivery, and not at first checkup

8/28/2017
Serious Reactions to Vaccines Rarely Recur: Review

Findings add to evidence of safety of childhood immunizations, pediatricians say

8/24/2017
More U.S. Teens Getting Vaccinated Against HPV

But rates still lagging against the cancer-causing virus that's caused by sexual contact, CDC says

8/18/2017
Less is More for the Adult Cholera Vaccine

Giving just one shot instead of two may be better way to control outbreaks, researcher suggests

8/18/2017
Anti-Vaccine Family Members, Friends Spur Many Moms to Delay Baby's Shots

Study found even if pregnant women later hear better info from docs, they may still wait on immunizations

8/10/2017
Rotavirus Vaccine Cut Kids' Hospitalization, Medical Costs

Virus a common cause of diarrhea among children, study authors report

8/7/2017
Decline in Kids' Ear Infections Linked to Pneumococcal Vaccine

The shots are effective in killing the main bacterial cause, but other germs are growing, researchers find

8/7/2017
Ear Infections and PCV Vaccines

The rate of ear infections in young children is declining, new study finds

8/1/2017
Recent Flu Shot Shouldn't Prevent Vaccination During Pregnancy

Study rebuts concerns about multiple vaccination timing

7/26/2017
Time to Catch Up on Reading, Writing … and Routine Shots

Before kids head back to school, make sure they're up-to-date on their vaccines

7/24/2017
Just a Few Vaccine Refusers Could Endanger Many

A 5 percent drop in coverage could trigger a tripling of measles cases in young kids, study finds

7/21/2017
Cows May Offer Clues to an AIDS Vaccine

Their rapid reaction to immunization makes them potential guinea pigs, study suggests

7/20/2017
Travelers to Europe Need Measles Protection: CDC

15 countries have reported outbreaks so far this year

7/17/2017
Parents, Get Your Teens Their Vaccines!

More than 1 in 3 don't know when their teen's next shot is due, survey finds

7/13/2017
Experimental Vaccines Might Shield Fetus From Zika

A mouse study shows the vaccines protected unborn baby mice from the virus

7/11/2017
Malaria Drug Protected Mouse Fetus From Zika: Study

More research is needed on effects in primates and humans, researcher says

7/11/2017
New Hope in Search for Vaccine Against Gonorrhea

Study shows that routine meningitis shot may offer at least some protection

7/6/2017
Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports

Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

6/28/2017
Bye-Bye Flu Shot, Hello Patch?

Early results look promising for dissolvable microneedle vaccine

6/26/2017
Immunizations for High Flyin' Travelers

Don't leave home without them

6/20/2017
Vaccine Curbs High Cholesterol in Mice

Cardiologists call the results 'exciting,' but stress that only research in humans can confirm the findings

6/14/2017
It's a Tough Flu Season … for Dogs

Humans can't catch it, but new canine virus can make your pet 'sick as a dog'

6/13/2017
Flu Shot Falls Short More Often for Obese People: Study

Immune cells that guard against the virus don't function properly, researchers say

6/10/2017
Experimental Zika Vaccine Protects Mice Against Virus: Study

Just one dose provided 100 percent protection, researcher says

6/8/2017
Heroin Vaccine Blocks Drug High in Tests on Monkeys

Researchers hope it will prove as effective in human tests and become an aid for recovering addicts

5/24/2017
2 Doses of HPV Shot Enough to Prevent Genital Warts: Study

Findings back up new CDC recommendations for kids

5/18/2017
HPV Vaccine May Also Prevent Cancers Affecting Men

Study finds the cervical cancer vaccine cuts infection for viruses tied to oral, head and neck cancers

5/18/2017
Another Step Toward Ebola Protection

Discovery of critical human antibodies may put scientists closer to new vaccines, treatments

5/15/2017
Many U.S. Travelers Skip Measles Shots, Despite Infection Risk

Though the disease was eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, foreign travel can still bring it home today

5/10/2017
'Groundbreaking Strides' Made in Zika Vaccine Research

But human protection is still years away, researcher says

4/28/2017
U.S. Moves to Avert Shortage of Yellow Fever Vaccine

Brazil outbreak of mosquito-borne illness has officials worried, and transmission to U.S. is possible

4/27/2017
Are Kids' Vaccines a Victim of Their Own Success?

The shots have cut disease rates so low that some parents underestimate the threat, doctors say

4/17/2017
When Parents Get Vaccinated, Their Kids Do Too

Flu shot study showed that healthy vaccination practices may run in the family

4/14/2017
Flu Season All But Over in U.S.

In a twist, the middle-aged were among those hardest hit, CDC says

4/14/2017
Vaccine Targeting Brain Tumors Seems Safe in Study

Combo therapy may also extend survival of glioblastoma patients, but more research needed

4/6/2017
A Surprising Culprit Behind Celiac Disease?

Study suggests harmless viruses may set stage for immune system response to the grain protein gluten

4/6/2017
4 in 10 U.S. Adults Under 60 Carry HPV

But vaccine should turn the tide against virus that can cause cancer, sexual health expert says

4/3/2017
Most U.S. Kids Who Die From Flu Are Unvaccinated

Researchers estimate about two-thirds of pediatric deaths could be prevented by flu shot

4/3/2017
Vaccinating Pregnant Moms Protects Babies From Whooping Cough

Benefit is dramatic for newborns who are too young to be vaccinated, researchers say

4/3/2017
Flu Vaccine Effective?

Flu vaccine decreases risk of death in children and adolescents, study finds.

3/29/2017
Got the HPV Vaccine Before You Knew You Were Pregnant? Don't Worry

Accidental exposure after conception isn't linked to risks for baby, researchers say

3/28/2017
Better Efforts Could Help Rid the U.S. of Hepatitis B, C: Report

Plus, 90,000 fewer deaths would occur by 2030, study authors estimate

3/17/2017
Shingles Vaccine Cuts Chronic Pain, Hospitalizations

Protection lasts years after immunization, researchers found

3/15/2017
Black Americans More Likely to Skip Flu Shot

They're concerned about vaccine safety, study shows

3/15/2017
Nearby Day Cares Don't Pose Health Risks to Kids: Study

Strict immunization requirements kept local whooping cough rates low, researchers say

3/9/2017
Chimps Can Get Ebola, Too, But Oral Vaccine May Help

However, trial was halted due to new animal research laws