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Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says August 29, 2014

About 500 new infections reported across West Africa, including first case in Senegal

Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC August 28, 2014

But booster shots and second doses lag for 2-year-olds, report finds

Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 20,000 People, U.N. Says August 28, 2014

World Health Organization unveils $489 million plan to combat the outbreak in West Africa

Simple Steps Make Shots Less Scary for Kids, Nurse Says August 22, 2014

Parents can help their children handle the sting of getting vaccinated

Two Polio Vaccines May Give Greater Protection Against Crippling Disease August 21, 2014

Study found combining them boosted immune system even more than one

All Pregnant Women Need Flu Shot: Ob/Gyn Group August 19, 2014

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says vaccination helps mother and baby

2 Vaccines Help Cut Bacteria That Cause Meningitis, Study Finds August 19, 2014

Shot could reduce risk that people who carry germs will spread them to others, research suggests

HPV Vaccine Protects Against Infection 8 Years Out: Study August 18, 2014

Doctors continue to urge parents to get the recommended three doses for their preteens

Doctors ID New Ways to Get More Kids Vaccinated August 18, 2014

Messages that focus on benefits to the child have the most impact, study finds

Vaccine Shows Promise Against Mosquito-Borne Virus August 15, 2014

Volunteers developed antibodies to chikungunya in first human trial, but shot for public use 5 years away, researcher says

High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Better Protect the Elderly: Study August 13, 2014

It might also reduce flu hospitalizations and complications, researchers say

First Ebola Vaccine Could Be Less Than a Year Away, Scientist Says August 08, 2014

A potential antibody treatment for those already infected is also in the works

When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids August 04, 2014

About a third of children admitted to hospital for these infections develop respiratory issues, study finds

Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children July 28, 2014

And teens, college students should make sure their vaccines are up to date, says Academy of Pediatrics

Researchers Assess New Way to Boost Polio Immunity July 11, 2014

Giving kids an extra, inactivated dose might speed up eradication efforts, study says

Dengue Fever Vaccine Shows Some Promise in Trial July 11, 2014

But experts would still like to see a more effective vaccine developed

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Doesn't Boost Clot Risk: Study July 08, 2014

Analysis included more than 500,000 women from Denmark

Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once More July 01, 2014

No link to autism found in large review of previous research on measles, mumps, rubella vaccine

For Young Kids, Nasal Spray Beats Needle for Flu Immunization June 26, 2014

CDC says getting seasonal vaccine via the nose confers better protection for those ages 2 to 8

Persistent Cough in Kids Can Often Be Whooping Cough June 25, 2014

In British study, 1 in 5 cases of chronic hacking turned out to be the respiratory ailment

Study Sheds Light on How Immune System Works in Infants June 17, 2014

Finding could lead to vaccines that would better protect babies from diseases, researchers say

Combo Vaccine Raises Risk of Fever-Related Seizures in Toddlers: Study June 09, 2014

Safer to give MMR and chickenpox shots separately for first dose, researchers say

Measles Journey Highlights Risk to Unvaccinated Kids June 09, 2014

Minnesota outbreak began with a toddler traveling overseas, study says

Vaccine for Infant Tummy Bug Cuts Hospitalizations: CDC June 09, 2014

Fewer children admitted for severe diarrhea tied to rotavirus, researchers say

People Under 65 Hard Hit by Flu This Year June 05, 2014

H1N1 strain predominated in season that peaked early; CDC recommends inclusion of H1N1 in next year's vaccine

U.S. Measles Cases at 20-Year High May 29, 2014

Almost all infections involve unvaccinated residents who traveled abroad, CDC says

Task Force Recommends Hep B Screening for High-Risk People May 27, 2014

Vaccine, antiviral treatments make it worthwhile to spot chronic condition early, researcher says

Researchers Explore New Target for Malaria Vaccine May 22, 2014

Approach shows promise in mice but more study needed before human trials can begin, experts say

Delaying Measles-Related Vaccines May Raise Seizure Risk: Study May 19, 2014

Researchers say findings emphasize importance of following timing guidelines

Disease Outbreaks May Not Change Minds of Vaccine Opponents May 05, 2014

Study of whooping cough epidemic in Washington state found no rise in immunization of babies

Whooping Cough Vaccination During Pregnancy Seems Safe: Study May 05, 2014

Preliminary findings suggest Tdap vaccine for mothers-to-be may help protect newborns

Vaccine Against Bird Flu Readied, Just in Case April 30, 2014

U.S. officials want to be prepared, but some doubt H7N9 will become pandemic

Measles on Upswing Despite Vaccines' Effectiveness: CDC April 24, 2014

Vaccination has saved thousands of lives, report says, but outbreaks occurring as some people opt out

Experimental Measles Drug Shows Promise in Animal Trials April 16, 2014

If one day approved to treat people with infection, it might reduce their symptoms, researchers say

Cancer 'Vaccine' for Advanced Disease Passes Early Hurdle April 16, 2014

But research is still in preliminary stages and there's no proof it will work

Younger Adults Hit Hardest This Flu Season April 15, 2014

Although H1N1 strain predominates, previous exposure prevented pandemic

As African Ebola Outbreak Spreads, Hopes for Vaccine Remain Years Away April 14, 2014

There are promising avenues of research, but sporadic nature of outbreaks makes testing difficult

Cervical Cancer Vaccine Program in England a Success, Researchers Report April 14, 2014

Infections with strains of HPV believed to cause disease dropped after immunization effort

Measles Cases Linked to U.S. Adoptions of Chinese Children: CDC April 10, 2014

The highly infectious illness is still endemic in China, so adopted kids should get their shots, experts say

Stroke Risk Spikes Shortly After Shingles Episode: Study April 03, 2014

But getting antiviral meds to treat painful rash lowers chances of brain attack, researchers add

HPV-Linked Throat Cancer May Have Telltale First Symptoms March 20, 2014

Signs of potential trouble could be different in people without the virus, study suggests

No-Fridge Nasal Vaccines on the Horizon March 19, 2014

Tests in mice look promising for people in remote regions, researcher says

State Flu Shot Rule for Preschoolers Curbs Kids' Hospitalizations: CDC March 06, 2014

When vaccination rates rose in Connecticut, serious complications dropped, report finds

Study Adds to Evidence That HPV Vaccine Helps Guard Against Cervical Cancer March 06, 2014

Large population of Australian women were protected to some degree after vaccination, researchers report

Hospital Policy Spurs New Moms to Get Whooping Cough Shot March 06, 2014

With standing order for vaccine, coverage went from 18 percent to 69 percent, findings showed

Boomers Should Consider Shingles Vaccine, Physician Says March 05, 2014

Painful condition, caused by same virus responsible for chicken pox, can last several weeks

Vaccines Prevent Millions of Infections, Save Billions in Costs: CDC March 03, 2014

But messages about immunization benefits often don't achieve intended goal, researchers discover

Blacks Respond Better to German Measles Vaccine, Study Contends February 28, 2014

Future immunization research may target specific groups or individuals, scientist says

On-time Use of Routine Vaccine Keeps Kids Out of Hospital February 25, 2014

Illnesses rose when measles-mumps-rubella shot was given out of order, Danish study found

Flu Shot May Lower Stroke Risk, Too February 25, 2014

Getting immunized early in season delivers most cardiovascular benefit, study suggests

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