Vaccine News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/29/2015
Experimental AIDS Vaccine Targets Hidden Virus

HIV-infected patients appear to get an immune system boost, study found

4/28/2015
Microneedle Patch Might Boost Global Measles Vaccination Rates

It's designed to be easier to use, safer, more portable than syringes, researchers report

4/27/2015
HPV Vaccine Produces Early Benefits for Teen Girls: Study

Risk of precancerous changes dropped 44 percent several years after immunization

4/24/2015
Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Shielding African Children

Even though shot offered less-than-perfect protection, millions might benefit, researchers say

4/22/2015
Vaccine Spurs Immune Response to Fight Aggressive Cancers in Mice

Researchers have begun early human trials, say findings could lead to blueprint for tailored treatments

4/21/2015
Study Supports HPV Vaccination Guidelines

Protection may go beyond cervical infection

4/21/2015
Another Study Finds No Vaccine-Autism Link

Finding held true even for children at risk for the developmental disorder

4/17/2015
California Declares Measles Outbreak Over

But, health officials say risk still exists for those who aren't vaccinated against the disease

4/16/2015
Dog-Transmitted Rabies Kills 160 People a Day Worldwide: Study

Researchers say best way to prevent infection in people is to vaccinate pets

4/16/2015
Calif. Measles Outbreak May Be Coming to a Close

Officials say they will declare end if no new cases reported by Friday

4/15/2015
Inhaled Measles Vaccine Falls Short of Injected Version in Study

Although easier to administer, it didn't trigger as strong an immune response in infants as shot did

4/14/2015
Ebola Vaccine Trial Begins in Sierra Leone: CDC

Roughly 6,000 health workers will get shots in country hit hard by current outbreak

4/8/2015
Researchers Create One-Dose Ebola Vaccine

Animal tests are promising, but more work needed before human trials

4/2/2015
Experimental Melanoma Vaccine Shows Early Promise

Still not clear if it will prevent recurrence or lengthen survival

4/1/2015
Early Tests of Experimental Ebola Vaccine Show Promise

Immune response seen in all study volunteers, side effects were manageable

3/26/2015
More Dangerous Ebola Strain Unlikely, Study Shows

Researchers compared virus samples that were 9 months apart, and found normal mutating rate

3/25/2015
New Ebola Vaccine Shows Promise in Human Trials

It appeared to provoke good immune response in Chinese study, but larger trials are needed

3/16/2015
Low Vaccination Rates Likely Behind Disney Measles Outbreak: Study

Disease may continue to spread unless more people get shots to protect against infection, experts warn

3/12/2015
Ebola Outbreak Disrupted Routine Medical Care in West Africa

Many childhood vaccinations missed, putting hundreds of thousands at risk for measles, other diseases, study says

3/12/2015
Tetanus Shot Helped Boost Brain Cancer Survival, Small Study Finds

One patient with glioblastoma still alive nine years later

3/12/2015
More Americans Support Vaccines: HealthDay/Harris Poll

Measles outbreak likely driving the trend, experts say, but critics of the shots remain

3/10/2015
Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Mouse Study

It also seems effective against oral herpes, but only human trials can prove true benefit, experts say

3/5/2015
Seniors Bear Brunt of This Flu Season

CDC says 60 percent of hospitalizations, 79 percent of deaths were among those 65 or older

3/5/2015
Experimental Ebola Vaccine Appears Successful in At Least One Case

High-risk situation led doctor to get immunization; no serious illness developed

3/4/2015
Chinese Researchers Report Successful Hepatitis E Vaccine

New immunization offers nearly 5 years of protection, experts say

3/2/2015
Doctors Often Yield to Parents' Requests to Delay Kids' Vaccines

But most believe it puts children at risk, study finds

2/27/2015
Seasonal Flu Vaccine Even Less Effective Than Thought: CDC

And nasal version appears to provide no protection at all for young children

2/24/2015
A Doctor's Advice, a Patient's Race Influence Flu Shot Rates

Blacks less likely than whites to get immunized, survey shows

2/24/2015
California Reports No New Measles Cases Since Last Update

But it's too soon to declare the outbreak over, health officials say

2/23/2015
Measles Cases Pass 150 Mark, CDC Says

Health officials urge parents to get their children vaccinated against the disease

2/23/2015
Reminders From States May Boost Timely Vaccination Rates

Centralized notification systems might be more effective than doctors' office messages, study suggests

2/20/2015
Measles Can Rob a Child's Sight, Doctors Warn

Severe complications might damage cornea, retina or optic nerve

2/18/2015
Study Ties Shingles Virus to Dangerous Blood Vessel Disease in Elderly

Condition causes inflamed vessels in scalp, neck and arms, and can be deadly, researchers say

2/17/2015
Seasonal Flu Vaccine May Protect Against Deadly Bird Flu

Study reveals protective response to rare virus strains

2/17/2015
Measles Cases Continue to Rise Across the United States

Latest CDC tally has 141 people sickened in 17 states and the District of Columbia

2/13/2015
Flu Sending Record Numbers of Elderly to the Hospital: CDC

But the worst seems to be over as season continues to wind down, officials say

2/10/2015
Is Measles' Return the 'New Normal'?

Pediatricians and parents struggle with keeping children safe amid concerns over vaccine

2/9/2015
Latest Measles Count: 121 Cases in 17 States and D.C.

85 percent of infections tied to outbreak that began at Disney theme parks in California, officials say

2/9/2015
HPV Vaccination Does Not Appear to Boost Risky Teen Sex, Study Shows

After its introduction, increase in STD rates was same in vaccinated, unvaccinated girls

2/6/2015
5 Babies at Illinois Day Center Diagnosed With Measles

Health officials don't know if infections are related to outbreak tied to Disney theme parks in California

2/3/2015
Just Half of Nursing Home Staff Getting Flu Vaccine

Lack of immunization may put nursing home residents at risk, researchers note

2/3/2015
Seniors Need 2 Pneumonia Vaccines, CDC Advisory Panel Says

Vaccinations need to be given a year apart, expert recommends

2/2/2015
U.S. Measles Cases Now Exceed 100: CDC

Outbreak still traced to Disney theme parks in California, officials say

1/30/2015
More Measles Cases Seen in January Than in Typical Year: CDC

Spread driven largely by outbreak that started at Disney theme parks in California in December

1/29/2015
Flu's Grip on U.S. Starting to Weaken: CDC

Some areas are starting to see a decline in infections, official says

1/29/2015
Arizona Officials Say Nearly 1,000 People May Have Been Exposed to Measles

Latest infection tally on outbreak that originated in California now stands at 95

1/28/2015
Ebola Vaccine Appears Safe, Triggers Immune Response, U.K. Study Finds

Early trial findings echo those from a smaller U.S. study

1/28/2015
U.S. Measles Outbreak Now Numbers 87 Cases

Officials say most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease

1/26/2015
78 People Now Infected in U.S. Measles Outbreak

Most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease, officials say

1/23/2015
Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds

Researchers note that CDC recommends vaccination at age 11 or 12