Vaccine News

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8/16/2016
Texas Reports 1st U.S. Case of Zika From Travel to Another State

Resident had recently visited area of Miami where mosquito-borne transmission is occurring

8/12/2016
White House Transfers $81M to Continue Zika Vaccine Research

The DNA-based shot is intended to promote an immune response to the virus

8/10/2016
4 More Cases of Local Zika Infection Reported in Miami Area

But aerial spraying has made a big dent in mosquito control, health officials say

8/9/2016
Zika Caused Death of Texas Newborn: Officials

Baby had severe birth defect linked to mother's infection with the virus acquired outside U.S., officials say

8/5/2016
Officials: Aerial Spraying Working Against Miami Mosquitoes

The insects are to blame for first cases of Zika infection in U.S.

8/4/2016
3 Zika Vaccines Effective in Monkeys

Human trial set to begin this fall, researcher says

8/3/2016
U.S. Launches Early Trial of Zika Vaccine

The DNA-based jab is intended to promote an immune response to the virus

7/26/2016
Flu Shot Tied to Fewer Hospitalizations, Deaths in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Risk of dying dropped almost one-quarter over 7 years in those who got the vaccine

7/21/2016
Mouse Study Offers Hope for Vaccine Against Chlamydia

Bacteria's ability to spread within cells was halted, researcher says

7/20/2016
Meningitis B Vaccine Falls Short of Expectations

1 in 3 students didn't get immunity against outbreak strain after 2 doses of Bexsero, study finds

7/19/2016
Cancer Experts Endorse CDC's HPV Vaccine Guidelines

Boys and girls should start the shots at age 11 or 12 to prevent cancer-related virus

7/7/2016
HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S.

Majority of 39,000 annual cases are preventable, CDC says

7/6/2016
U.S. Army, French Drugmaker to Join Forces on Zika Vaccine

Sanofi Pasteur says it has produced vaccines for viruses related to Zika

7/5/2016
Pregnancy Flu Shot Protects Newborn for 8 Weeks: Study

Effectiveness drops dramatically after that

7/5/2016
Study Hints at HPV Vaccine's Cancer Prevention Promise

Fewer vaccinated young women had abnormalities tied to cervical cancer

7/1/2016
Anthrax Vaccine Shows Promise in Monkey Trial

New type of shot protected animals against deadly infection

6/30/2016
Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children

Kids in study were given 3 doses, but manufacturer now says 4 doses needed

6/30/2016
Zika Brain Damage May Occur in Babies With Normal-Sized Heads

Study suggests microcephaly birth defect isn't always present; cases may be underreported

6/28/2016
Zika Infection May Give Future Immunity, Monkey Study Suggests

But researchers also found evidence that pregnancy may lengthen time virus stays in body

6/28/2016
Success in Mice Shows Zika Vaccine 'Feasible'

Two candidates provided protection after just one shot; clinical trials planned for later this year

6/24/2016
Drones Could Deliver Vaccines in Developing Countries

Machines might be cheaper, quicker than current delivery methods, study suggests

6/23/2016
CDC Panel Says FluMist Nasal Flu Vaccine Ineffective

Agency advisors say the product has lost potency in kids and shouldn't be used in upcoming season

6/6/2016
Childhood Vaccinations Rarely Spur Seizures, Study Finds

Doctors might see 1 case every 5 to 10 years, researchers report

6/1/2016
Flu Shot Helps Heart Failure Patients Avoid Hospital

New evidence suggests annual jab is warranted

5/23/2016
Whooping Cough Shot Safe for Pregnant Women

It also offers short-term protection to vulnerable newborns, researchers say

5/10/2016
Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Small Study

It protected more than half of healthy adult volunteers for up to a year

5/3/2016
Expectant Mom's Flu Shot Protects 2

Infants benefit when a woman gets her influenza immunization during pregnancy, study confirms

4/27/2016
Antibody Shot Protects Monkeys From HIV-Like Infection

New approach might one day give doctors another treatment option or a way to develop an AIDS vaccine

4/26/2016
With Flu Shot, Timing May Be Everything

Vaccination seems to provide greater immune response in the morning than in the afternoon, study suggests

4/19/2016
Two-Step Ebola Vaccine Strategy Works in Early Trial

But one expert says two shots might be hard to give in an outbreak setting

4/12/2016
A Mild Flu Season, and the End Is in Sight: CDC

This year's vaccine was a very good match, officials say

3/31/2016
Flu Shot Might Cut Stillbirth Risk

Australian researchers find possible link in large-scale study

3/25/2016
Adults Don't Need Tetanus Shot Every Decade: Study

Booster shot every 30 years would protect as well as every 10 years, and save money, researchers contend

3/18/2016
Flu Season Hasn't Peaked Yet

This year's vaccine is a good match for circulating strains, CDC says

3/16/2016
New Dengue Virus Vaccine Shows Promise

Research may also aid in development of Zika virus vaccine, expert suggests

3/15/2016
Vaccine Refusal a Driving Force Behind Measles Outbreaks, Study Finds

As trend continues, researcher fears more outbreaks of whooping cough, too

3/14/2016
Flu Shot Safe for Surgery Patients in Hospital: Study

Findings show it won't increase complications

3/14/2016
Two-Dose Chickenpox Shot Gets the Job Done, Study Shows

Adding second shot at ages 4 to 6 is almost 100 percent effective

2/26/2016
Many Parents Downplay Value of Flu Shot, Poll Finds

Confusion about effectiveness, safety tied to low rates of immunization among U.S. kids

2/24/2016
2 Experimental Ebola Vaccines Show Potential

Both produced high levels of antibodies to the deadly virus, researchers say

2/22/2016
Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds: Study

Still, too few girls and boys getting vaccinated against the virus that causes cervical cancer, other malignancies, researchers say

2/17/2016
Parenthood May Alter Immune System, Research Suggests

Raising a child seems to cause greater changes than response to flu vaccine or stomach flu

2/16/2016
In Fight Against Zika Virus, Officials Consider Genetically Modified Mosquitoes

The goal: Sterile males would mate with females that carry the germ suspected of causing birth defects

2/15/2016
WHO: Neurological Disorder on the Rise in Zika Zones

But U.N. health agency says too soon to prove link between Guillain-Barre syndrome and Zika-causing mosquitoes

2/12/2016
CDC Offering Zika Virus Tests for Pregnant Women

Two U.S. women who contracted the virus while abroad suffered miscarriages, according to reports

2/11/2016
Flu Hits Poor Neighborhoods the Hardest, Study Shows

Low economic status doubles your chances of hospitalization, no matter your race, researchers find

2/11/2016
CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly in Brazil

And two U.S. women who contracted the virus while abroad suffered miscarriages, according to reports

2/10/2016
CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly

Germ found in tissues of 2 Brazilian babies who died from the birth defect marked by undersized heads, brains

2/10/2016
Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: Study

Vaccination was associated with fewer cases of atrial fibrillation, but more research is needed, authors say

2/8/2016
Measles Outbreak May Have Swayed Some Parents on Vaccines

Moms and dads who were well-informed on Disneyland cases were more confident about shots in survey