Tag: vaccine

CDC Recommends Shingrix Shingles Vaccine

CDC Recommends Shingrix Shingles Vaccine

The American federal health system has recommended a new shingles vaccine called Shingrix® made by GlaxoSmithKline.

/ October 27, 2017
Syracuse University Offers Mumps Vaccine As Outbreak Grows

Syracuse University Offers Mumps Vaccine As Outbreak Grows

Syracuse University is offering thousands of free booster shots of the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine to fight an ongoing outbreak of mumps that has infected at least 27 people on campus.

/ October 24, 2017
Professor Pulls Study Linking Vaccines and Autism

Professor Pulls Study Linking Vaccines and Autism

A study linking autism to aluminum in vaccines administered to lab rats has been pulled by the author after an independent analysis found evidence that the data had been manipulated after publication.

/ October 18, 2017
Vaccines On Trial in Michigan Divorce Court

Vaccines On Trial in Michigan Divorce Court

For the second time this week, a judge in Michigan is putting vaccines on trial as parents fight in divorce court over a child's immunizations.

/ October 13, 2017
Resurgence of Whooping Cough Raises Vaccine Concerns

Resurgence of Whooping Cough Raises Vaccine Concerns

A new study suggests that the resurgence of pertussis ("whooping cough") in the U.S. and other countries with high vaccine coverage may be linked to limitations of the vaccine to prevent infections.

/ October 10, 2017
Mom Jailed for Refusing to Vaccinate Her Son

Mom Jailed for Refusing to Vaccinate Her Son

A mother in Michigan is in jail after refusing to obey a court order to vaccinate her 9 year-old son in a custody battle with her ex-husband.

/ October 5, 2017
Single Shot May Someday Deliver All Childhood Vaccines

Single Shot May Someday Deliver All Childhood Vaccines

Scientists have invented an all-in-one injection that could eventually enable children to receive all of their vaccines in a single shot.

/ September 19, 2017
FDA Panel Recommends Shingrix Shingles Vaccine

FDA Panel Recommends Shingrix Shingles Vaccine

GlaxoSmithKline's shingles vaccine Shingrix won unanimous approval from an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), paving the way for the first alternative to Merck's Zostavax.

/ September 14, 2017
Pediatricians Advise Against FluMust Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine

Pediatricians Advise Against FluMist Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is recommending against the FluMist nasal spray flu vaccine for the second year in a row due to poor effectiveness.

/ September 5, 2017
Under 50% of Teens Up-To-Date on HPV Vaccines

Under 50% of Teens Up-To-Date on HPV Vaccines

While 60% of parents are vaccinating their teenagers against human papillomavirus (HPV), only 43% are up-to-date on all of the recommended doses of the vaccine, according to U.S. health officials.

/ August 25, 2017