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Deadly Measles Complication May Be More Common Than Believed October 28, 2016

One more reason to get your child vaccinated against the disease, infection experts say

Polio Nearly Vanquished: CDC October 24, 2016

But small pockets of world still have cases of crippling disease, officials add

Kids 14 and Younger Only Need 2 HPV Vaccine Shots: CDC October 20, 2016

But agency's revised guidelines still recommend 3 shots for 15- to 26-year-olds

Are Fewer Cervical Cancer Screenings Needed After HPV Vaccine? October 17, 2016

Less testing could reduce risk of false positives and save money, researchers say

Zika Infection May Bring Future Immunity: Study October 14, 2016

Individuals, and large part of populations, may be protected against future epidemics, scientists say

Measles Outbreak Among Amish Highlights Need for Vaccinations October 05, 2016

Nearly all who were infected had not been vaccinated, researchers say

How One Clinic Got a Big Boost in HPV Vaccination Rates October 05, 2016

The cervical cancer vaccine was treated as just another scheduled shot

Many Parents Think a Flu Shot Is Unnecessary October 05, 2016

Study reveals other reasons for not getting kids vaccinated

Top Zika Vaccine Candidate Moves Closer to Field Testing October 03, 2016

DNA-based shot should be ready for larger groups of people in case of outbreaks next year, U.S. health officials say

Certain Parents More Likely to Skip Kids' Flu Shot October 03, 2016

Those who favor alternative therapies often bypass the annual vaccine, study says

More Health Care Workers Need Flu Shots: CDC September 30, 2016

Vaccination protects both workers and patients, doctor says

A Doctor's Words Key to Whether Child Gets HPV Vaccine September 30, 2016

Parents most receptive to messages about the shot's effectiveness, safety and the cancers it prevents, study finds

Flagging Flu-Shot Rate Worries CDC September 29, 2016

Decline among vulnerable older adults is of particular concern

HPV Vaccine More Effective Than Thought: Study September 29, 2016

Prevents lesions that could cause cervical cancer by 50 percent, researchers say

Hurdles Ahead for Zika Vaccine: Experts September 28, 2016

Though there are two promising candidates, testing and manufacturing challenges remain

How to Protect Yourself From the Seasonal Flu September 23, 2016

The best way to stay healthy is to get vaccinated, expert advises

DNA-Based Vaccine Guards Against Zika in Monkey Study September 22, 2016

Human safety trials are already under way, researchers add

H1N1 'Swine Flu' Vaccine Unlikely to Raise Birth Defect Risk September 19, 2016

Swedish study finds that babies born to women who got the shot had no overall higher odds

Experimental Shingles Vaccine Looks Quite Effective: Study September 14, 2016

Found to protect about 90 percent of adults age 70 and up

Pediatricians' Group Advises Against Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine September 06, 2016

Shot far more effective against current influenza strains, American Academy of Pediatrics says

Dengue Vaccine Could Make Disease Worse: Study September 01, 2016

World Health Organization recommends using it only in places with widespread transmission

Chickenpox Cases Down 85 Percent Since 2-Dose Vaccine Started: CDC September 01, 2016

Kids 5 to 14 had the biggest drop in illness

More Parents Believe Vaccines Are Unnecessary August 29, 2016

Reasons for refusing shots have changed in recent years, U.S. pediatricians' group finds

Put Vaccines on Kids' Back-to-School List August 19, 2016

Immunizations protect against potentially devastating childhood illnesses: FDA

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

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

White House Transfers $81M to Continue Zika Vaccine Research August 12, 2016

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

4 More Cases of Local Zika Infection Reported in Miami Area August 10, 2016

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

Zika May Have Caused Death of Texas Newborn August 09, 2016

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

Officials: Aerial Spraying Working Against Miami Mosquitoes August 05, 2016

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

3 Zika Vaccines Effective in Monkeys August 04, 2016

Human trial set to begin this fall, researcher says

U.S. Launches Early Trial of Zika Vaccine August 03, 2016

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

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

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

Mouse Study Offers Hope for Vaccine Against Chlamydia July 21, 2016

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

Meningitis B Vaccine Falls Short of Expectations July 20, 2016

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

Cancer Experts Endorse CDC's HPV Vaccine Guidelines July 19, 2016

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

HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in U.S. July 07, 2016

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

U.S. Army, French Drugmaker to Join Forces on Zika Vaccine July 06, 2016

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

Pregnancy Flu Shot Protects Newborn for 8 Weeks: Study July 05, 2016

Effectiveness drops dramatically after that

Study Hints at HPV Vaccine's Cancer Prevention Promise July 05, 2016

Fewer vaccinated young women had abnormalities tied to cervical cancer

Anthrax Vaccine Shows Promise in Monkey Trial July 01, 2016

New type of shot protected animals against deadly infection

Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children June 30, 2016

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

Zika Brain Damage May Occur in Babies With Normal-Sized Heads June 30, 2016

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

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

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

Success in Mice Shows Zika Vaccine 'Feasible' June 28, 2016

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

Drones Could Deliver Vaccines in Developing Countries June 24, 2016

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

CDC Panel Says FluMist Nasal Flu Vaccine Ineffective June 23, 2016

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

Childhood Vaccinations Rarely Spur Seizures, Study Finds June 06, 2016

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

Flu Shot Helps Heart Failure Patients Avoid Hospital June 01, 2016

New evidence suggests annual jab is warranted

Whooping Cough Shot Safe for Pregnant Women May 23, 2016

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

Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise in Small Study May 10, 2016

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