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

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

U.S. Measles Outbreak Now Numbers 87 Cases January 28, 2015

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

78 People Now Infected in U.S. Measles Outbreak January 26, 2015

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

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

Researchers note that CDC recommends vaccination at age 11 or 12

California Measles Outbreak Shows How Quickly Disease Can Resurface in U.S. January 22, 2015

More parents refusing to have their kids vaccinated against highly contagious illness, experts note

Pneumonia Raises Heart Disease Risk for Years: Study January 20, 2015

Findings underscore value of preventive vaccines

Vaccine Opponents Often Cluster in Communities January 19, 2015

California study found certain areas have high numbers of parents who forgo immunizing kids

Only 23 Percent Protection From This Year's Flu Vaccine January 15, 2015

CDC urges early antiviral treatment if symptoms appear

Vaccination Can Cut Rates of Common Infection in Infants January 13, 2015

Rotavirus triggers potentially dangerous diarrhea, vomiting, experts say

Bad Flu Season Continues to Take Toll, Especially Among the Young and Old January 09, 2015

Not too late to get a flu shot, health officials say; antiviral meds strongly recommended

Long-Term Study Finds Measles Vaccines Safe January 07, 2015

Research included more than a half-million vaccine doses in 1- or 2-year-olds

Study: HPV Vaccine Doesn't Increase Risk for Multiple Sclerosis January 06, 2015

Researchers say findings provide more evidence supporting safety of the cervical cancer inoculation

Bad Flu Season Getting Worse, CDC Says January 05, 2015

43 states reporting widespread influenza activity and 21 child deaths

Flu Now Epidemic in U.S., With 15 Child Deaths Reported December 30, 2014

But it's too early to know if this year's strain is more severe than usual, CDC says

Vaccine for Deer Against 'Mad Cow'-Like Illness Shows Promise December 21, 2014

Might be useful for livestock and even people, researchers say

Most States Not Ready to Handle Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Report December 18, 2014

Ebola, mumps, other illnesses suggest public health systems need strengthening, researchers say

Arriving Now at Gate 42: Measles December 18, 2014

CDC report of transmission in U.S. air terminal shows how easily the virus can spread

Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC December 18, 2014

But health officials still urge people to get inoculated because the shot should offer some protection

Frail Elderly Might Benefit From High-Dose Flu Shot December 18, 2014

Ramped-up vaccine elicits greater immune response, study finds

'Kids' Diseases' Now Hitting Adults December 16, 2014

Doctors explain reasons behind surge in cases of chicken pox, mumps, whooping cough and the like

Vaccinating Schoolkids Cuts Flu in Communities: Study December 15, 2014

Infection rate went down among other population segments, such as preschoolers and adults

Scientists Find Gene They Say Affects Flu Shot Response December 11, 2014

Discovery could lead to way to boost immune response to vaccine, researchers suggest

Many Americans Still Haven't Gotten a Flu Shot December 11, 2014

Health officials cite reports on the vaccine's potentially limited effectiveness

Gardasil Approved for Additional Types of HPV December 10, 2014

Virus can lead to cervical cancer

California Infants Hit Hard by Whooping Cough Epidemic: Report December 04, 2014

Health care providers urged to recommend vaccine to pregnant women, to protect their babies

Flu Shot May Offer Less Protection This Winter: CDC December 04, 2014

Vaccine not a good match for mutated strains circulating now, officials say

Breast Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Trial December 02, 2014

Injection boosted immune response, seemed to slow spread in those with advanced disease

The Salk Polio Vaccine: 'Greatest Public Health Experiment in History' December 02, 2014

Almost 2 million American kids stuck out their arms for an unheard-of test as Jonas Salk set out to prove his vaccine worked

A Lasting Legacy of Science December 02, 2014

Salk trial set the stage for U.S. government oversight of drug manufacturing -- and testing

The Salk Polio Vaccine: A Medical Miracle Turns 60 December 01, 2014

The crippling disease was the scourge of the early 20th century, until Dr. Jonas Salk created a life-saving shield

Early Trial Promising for Ebola Vaccine November 26, 2014

Injections appear safe, but one expert is betting on a different approach

Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now November 21, 2014

Get vaccinated, health experts say, because it takes about two weeks for protection to kick in

Parents Want Children in Day Care to Be Vaccinated: Poll November 18, 2014

Three-quarters said they'd pull their kids out if others weren't up to date on shots

Could Flu Raise Risk of Fatal Artery Tear? November 17, 2014

Preliminary research suggests a connection between the two

Whooping Cough Vaccine Seems Safe in Pregnancy, Study Finds November 11, 2014

Shot helps protect newborns against potentially deadly bacteria, experts say

HPV Vaccination Rates Lowest in States With Highest Cervical Cancer Rates: Study November 11, 2014

Vaccination could prevent most cervical cancers, researcher notes

Newer Pneumonia Vaccine for Kids Beats Older Version: Study November 06, 2014

Almost 30 percent fewer kids under 2 hospitalized for serious lung infections

Vaccine for Hepatitis C Inches Closer to Reality November 05, 2014

First human tests looked at safety

11 Percent of U.S. Women Not Checked for Cervical Cancer in 5 Years November 05, 2014

CDC report notes that half of cases occur among women never or rarely screened

First Vaccine Approved for B Strains of Meningitis October 29, 2014

Among people aged 10 to 25

FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis October 29, 2014

Trumenba guards against type of bacteria that is one of leading causes of life-threatening disease

Ebola Vaccines May Be Deployed in West Africa by January, Officials Say October 21, 2014

American, Canadian vaccines both in safety trials that should be complete by December

Research Shows No Link Between Vaccinations, Risk for Multiple Sclerosis October 21, 2014

Large study finds no association, although certain shots might speed onset of existing illness

Most Kindergartners Are Getting Their Shots: CDC October 16, 2014

Still, small percentage of parents refuse vaccinations for their kids, experts note

Common Childhood Vaccine Cuts 'Superbug' Infection: Study October 10, 2014

Cases of antibiotic-resistant pneumonia, meningitis fell after pneumococcal shot introduced in 2010

Scientists Aim to Improve Vaccines Against 'Bird Flu' October 07, 2014

Two studies show promising results

Experimental Cervical Cancer Vaccine Looks Promising in Trial October 01, 2014

Research suggests the HPV shot could prevent 90 percent of malignancies

Whooping Cough Vaccine Rates During Pregnancy Fall Short: CDC September 25, 2014

Infants at highest risk for illness and death from the infection

Rabies Shots for Dogs Would Save People in Developing Countries: Study September 25, 2014

Canine saliva primary source of potentially deadly infections in Third World nations

Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older September 22, 2014

Nasal spray vaccine can be considered for many kids 2 to 8, doctors say

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