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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

Expectant Mom's Flu Shot Protects 2 May 03, 2016

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

Antibody Shot Protects Monkeys From HIV-Like Infection April 27, 2016

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

With Flu Shot, Timing May Be Everything April 26, 2016

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

Two-Step Ebola Vaccine Strategy Works in Early Trial April 19, 2016

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

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

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

Flu Shot Might Cut Stillbirth Risk March 31, 2016

Australian researchers find possible link in large-scale study

Adults Don't Need Tetanus Shot Every Decade: Study March 25, 2016

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

Flu Season Hasn't Peaked Yet March 18, 2016

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

New Dengue Virus Vaccine Shows Promise March 16, 2016

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

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

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

Flu Shot Safe for Surgery Patients in Hospital: Study March 14, 2016

Findings show it won't increase complications

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

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

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

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

2 Experimental Ebola Vaccines Show Potential February 24, 2016

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

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

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

Parenthood May Alter Immune System, Research Suggests February 17, 2016

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

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

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

WHO: Neurological Disorder on the Rise in Zika Zones February 15, 2016

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

CDC Offering Zika Virus Tests for Pregnant Women February 12, 2016

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

Flu Hits Poor Neighborhoods the Hardest, Study Shows February 11, 2016

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

CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly in Brazil February 11, 2016

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

CDC Reports Link Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly February 11, 2016

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

Flu Shot May Guard Against Irregular Heart Rate: Study February 10, 2016

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

Measles Outbreak May Have Swayed Some Parents on Vaccines February 08, 2016

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

White House Seeks $1.8 Billion to Fight Zika Virus February 08, 2016

Emergency funds from Congress would combat the global health threat, officials say

CDC Adds New Zika Warning for Pregnant Women and Their Sex Partners February 05, 2016

Women should not have sex while pregnant if male partners have visited or live in Zika-affected areas, agency says

Waning Whooping Cough Immunity Blamed in Outbreaks February 05, 2016

Teens have very little protection just a few years after vaccination, study finds

Red Cross Takes Steps to Keep Zika Virus Out of Blood Supply February 03, 2016

Agency asks potential donors who have traveled to areas where virus is active to wait 28 days

Texas Health Officials Report Sexually Transmitted Case of Zika Virus February 03, 2016

News comes day after WHO declared pathogen a global health threat

Scientists Piggyback Experimental HIV Vaccine on Cold Viruses February 02, 2016

Vaccine was well-tolerated, elicited 'moderate' response in volunteers, researchers report

Less Than Half of U.S. Babies Receive Flu Vaccine: CDC February 02, 2016

Many parents don't realize how deadly flu can be, expert says

WHO: Zika Virus an International Health Threat February 01, 2016

Virus suspected of causing birth defects could lead to 4 million cases in Americas in next year, agency says

U.S. Weighs Changes to Blood Donations in Response to Zika Virus Outbreak January 29, 2016

Temporary ban might be imposed on travelers returning from countries where the virus has taken hold

Zika Vaccine Efforts Get Boost From Prior Research January 28, 2016

U.S. health officials say valuable lessons were learned during battles against other mosquito-borne viruses

Chickenpox, Shingles Vaccines Linked to Rare Eye Inflammation January 25, 2016

But study doesn't prove cause-and-effect

Flu Season Stays Mild, With Slow Uptick in Activity January 24, 2016

CDC expert says infections are expected to pick up, and it's not too late to get vaccinated

Flu Season Continues to Be Mild, CDC Says January 15, 2016

But infections are expected to pick up, and it's not too late to get vaccinated

U.S. Flu Activity Remains Low: CDC January 08, 2016

It's not too late to get vaccinated, expert says

Protect Yourself From Colds and Flu This Winter January 08, 2016

FDA offers prevention tips, and backs flu vaccination

It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot December 30, 2015

Influenza activity usually peaks in January or February, FDA says

Get Your Flu Shot Before the Flu Is Widespread: CDC December 23, 2015

Almost everyone 6 months and older should be vaccinated, experts say

How to Have a Healthy Holiday Season December 06, 2015

Expert offers tips on ways to avoid catching colds, the flu

Get Your Flu Shot Before the Flu Is Widespread: CDC December 04, 2015

Everyone 6 months and older should be vaccinated before holiday trips and gatherings, experts say

FDA Approves First Flu Shot With Added Ingredient to Boost Immune Response November 25, 2015

Vaccine can be used in seniors, who are often hit hardest by illness

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