Tag: vaccinations

World Immunization Week: Outbreaks Are Slowing Progress...

World Immunization Week, running April 24-30, promotes the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease, especially...

April 24, 2019

Vaccines and Preventing Outbreaks of Measles, Rubella

Over the past decade, news organizations have reported on outbreaks of viruses that were once thought to be eliminated in...

February 14, 2019

New, High-in-Demand Vaccine Goes on Offensive to...

It often begins with a rash on the torso or the hairline. The red dots spread into a distinct line...

January 16, 2019

Roundup: Flu-Related Death in Florida, Proper Insulin...

Unvaccinated Child in Florida is First to Die This Flu Season, Public Health Officials say A Florida child died from...

October 19, 2018

CDC Warns About Rare, Polio-Like ‘Mystery Illness’...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning parents about a rare disease known as acute flaccid myelitis...

October 18, 2018

Increasing Number of Young Children Not Getting...

Young children need vaccines against a range of potentially serious diseases, many of which have been nearly eradicated in the...

October 15, 2018

Roundup: Back-to-School Immunization, Salad-Wrap Alert, and Lung...

Parents, Don’t Forget to Review Children’s Immunization Records, Health Officials Urge As students get ready for a new school year,...

August 3, 2018

Is Waning Immunity Causing Mumps Resurgence?

Thanks to the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) vaccination, cases of the viral disease mumps had become rare occurrences since...

April 26, 2018

Roundup: Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, HPV Vaccinations, Heart-Healthy...

It’s Best to Focus on Quality Foods, Less on ‘Low-Carb’ or ‘Low Fat’ — Researchers Find What’s better for you...

February 23, 2018

Shingles, Flu and You: What to Know...

There’s a new shingles vaccine and adults should be vaccinated with it starting at age 50, according to an advisory...

December 7, 2017

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Las mujeres embarazadas y el Coronavirus:...

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Some Cancer Patients at Higher Risk...

Like all cancer patients, Carol Andrade is taking special precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic. But Ms. Andrade, 70, must be hypervigilant because she belongs to...