Tag: vaccine

Hospitals Pull Out 'Surge Tents' for Flu Epidemic Victims

Hospitals Pull Out ‘Surge Tents’ for Flu Epidemic Victims

Hospitals all over the United States are pulling out temporary "surge tents" to make extra space for record numbers of influenza patients.

/ February 7, 2018
Parents: Act Now to Meet School Vaccine Requirements

Parents: Act Now to Meet School Vaccine Requirements

In some states, parents need to start scheduling vaccine appointments in January or February to make sure their children are up-to-date on immunization requirements for school.

/ January 5, 2018
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
Parents: Act Now to Meet School Vaccine Requirements

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