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Antibody Shot Protects Monkeys From HIV-Like InfectionApril 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 EverythingApril 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 TrialApril 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: CDCApril 12, 2016

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

Flu Shot Might Cut Stillbirth RiskMarch 31, 2016

Australian researchers find possible link in large-scale study

Adults Don't Need Tetanus Shot Every Decade: StudyMarch 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 YetMarch 18, 2016

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

New Dengue Virus Vaccine Shows PromiseMarch 16, 2016

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

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

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

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

Findings show it won't increase complications

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

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

Many Parents Downplay Value of Flu Shot, Poll FindsFebruary 26, 2016

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

2 Experimental Ebola Vaccines Show PotentialFebruary 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: StudyFebruary 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 SuggestsFebruary 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 MosquitoesFebruary 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 ZonesFebruary 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 WomenFebruary 12, 2016

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

Flu Hits Poor Neighborhoods the Hardest, Study ShowsFebruary 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 BrazilFebruary 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 MicrocephalyFebruary 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: StudyFebruary 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 VaccinesFebruary 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 VirusFebruary 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 PartnersFebruary 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 OutbreaksFebruary 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 SupplyFebruary 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 VirusFebruary 03, 2016

News comes day after WHO declared pathogen a global health threat

Scientists Piggyback Experimental HIV Vaccine on Cold VirusesFebruary 02, 2016

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

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

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

WHO: Zika Virus an International Health ThreatFebruary 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 OutbreakJanuary 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 ResearchJanuary 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 InflammationJanuary 25, 2016

But study doesn't prove cause-and-effect

Flu Season Stays Mild, With Slow Uptick in ActivityJanuary 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 SaysJanuary 15, 2016

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

HPV Vaccine Rates Highest in Poor and Hispanic Communities: StudyJanuary 14, 2016

Researchers say teen girls in mostly black and mostly white neighborhoods have lowest rates

U.S. Flu Activity Remains Low: CDCJanuary 08, 2016

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

Protect Yourself From Colds and Flu This WinterJanuary 08, 2016

FDA offers prevention tips, and backs flu vaccination

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

Influenza activity usually peaks in January or February, FDA says

New HIV Treatment Shows Promise in Early ResearchDecember 23, 2015

But new antibody was only helpful for those who hadn't received HIV therapy yet

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

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

How to Have a Healthy Holiday SeasonDecember 06, 2015

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

Get Your Flu Shot Before the Flu Is Widespread: CDCDecember 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 ResponseNovember 25, 2015

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

Anthrax Vaccine Approval ExpandedNovember 24, 2015

Now sanctioned for adults 18 to 65 with known or suspected exposure

Most First-Time Moms Plan to Follow Vaccine ScheduleNovember 20, 2015

11 percent intend to spread out the recommended inoculations, survey finds

California Vaccine Refusers Cluster in Rich, White AreasNovember 12, 2015

But changes are coming to that state's 'personal belief' exemption law

Vaccine for Deadly Respiratory Virus Shows Promise in Early TrialNovember 04, 2015

Researcher hopes to see routine RSV immunization within a decade

Childhood Whooping Cough Tied to Small Rise in Epilepsy RiskNovember 03, 2015

But chances of any one child getting the seizure illness remain low, one expert says

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