Vaccine News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/30/2001
Bioterror Drugs May Get Fast-Tracked

FDA considers whether to bypass human testing

10/26/2001
Anthrax Vaccine Shipments Await Government Blessing

FDA needs to do final inspection of renovated plant, but supply still goes only to military

10/19/2001
DNA-Based Anthrax Vaccine in the Works

Study found it successfully protects mice, but human trials still long way off

9/27/2001
Computer Post-It Notes Aid Docs

Reminder systems boost vaccination rates, other treatments in hospital

9/25/2001
Vaccine Cuts Meningitis C Cases in Britain

Those under age 20 benefit greatly

9/18/2001
Kids' Vaccine in Short Supply

Meningitis, pneumonia drug limited to most vulnerable, say officials

9/7/2001
Genetic Tweak Turns Flu Virus Virulent

But discovery could lead to better vaccines

9/3/2001
Cavity Fighters Uncover New Weapon

Antigen in nasal vaccine could prevent kids' tooth-decay bacteria

8/30/2001
British Parents Worried About MMR Vaccine

Studies reject vaccine's link to autism

8/22/2001
Wildlife Rabies Vaccine Infects Woman

Experts call it a rare case in a successful program

8/22/2001
Polio's Second Attack

Symptoms can return years later

8/16/2001
School Tetanus Requirements Eased

States granting temporary exceptions to deal with vaccine shortage

8/14/2001
Don't Wait, Vaccinate

Immunizations help protect your child, the CDC says

8/3/2001
Doctors Lie to Protect Patient Privacy

Poll bolsters physicians' suit against government

7/28/2001
Panel Votes Against Nasal Flu Vaccine

Too many unanswered questions surround the spray

7/23/2001
Some Parents Shun Vaccines

They're opting instead for 'measles parties'

7/19/2001
Healthy Folks Should Wait for Flu Shots

Government officials urge those at risk get vaccines first

6/8/2001
Jet-Setting?

Don't forget your shots!

5/23/2001
Polio's Swan Song?

Crippling disease is quickly disappearing

5/15/2001
Melanoma Attacked by Hair of the Dog

Vaccine made from cancer cells prolongs lives