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Environmental Chemicals May Thwart Kids' Vaccines

Environmental Chemicals May Thwart Kids' Vaccines

Routine vaccines may not work as well in children with elevated blood levels of chemicals called PFCs (perfluorinated compounds), according to a new study.......[Read More]
The Meningitis Vaccines: What Parents Should Know

The Meningitis Vaccines: What Parents Should Know

Meningitis vaccines can protect against most types of meningococcal disease. Should you get a vaccine for your child or teen? Here is information parents should know.......[Read More]
Immunoprophylaxis and Immunotherapy of S. Epidermidis

Immunoprophylaxis and Immunotherapy of S. Epidermidis

How feasible is a Staphylococcus Epidermidis vaccine?......[Read More]
Whooping Cough Epidemic Hits California

Whooping Cough Epidemic Hits California

California has declared a whooping cough epidemic, likely the worst in 50 years. There have been 6 deaths, all infants.......[Read More]
Latest Measles Count: 121 Cases in 17 States and D.C.

Latest Measles Count: 121 Cases in 17 States and D.C.

85 percent of infections tied to outbreak that began at Disney theme parks in California, officials say......[Read More]
Did CDC Conspire to Hide Vaccine Risk?

Did CDC Conspire to Hide Vaccine Risk?

Claims that the CDC in 2000 conspired with leading vaccine researchers to hide evidence of vaccine risk have been debunked, but concerns over vaccine safety persist.......[Read More]
The Evolving History of Influenza Viruses and Vaccines

The Evolving History of Influenza Viruses and Vaccines

How has the influenza vaccine evolved to match the evolution of influenza viruses?......[Read More]
Children's Vaccines News - Timely health and medical news

Children's Vaccines News - Timely health and medical news

Which vaccines do children need? Find in-depth information on vaccines for children and teens, including immunization schedules and vaccine safety information.......[Read More]
Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once More

Childhood Vaccines Vindicated Once More

No link to autism found in large review of previous research on measles, mumps, rubella vaccine......[Read More]
Anti-Vaccine Trend Has Parents Shunning Newborns' Vitamin Shot

Anti-Vaccine Trend Has Parents Shunning Newborns' Vitamin Shot

Doing so can lead to dangerous internal bleeding, experts say......[Read More]
Mandatory Vaccinations Undergo a Year Under the Microscope

Mandatory Vaccinations Undergo a Year Under the Microscope

When it comes to controversy swirling around vaccinations, these are the two extremes.......[Read More]
Re-emergence of Pertussis

Re-emergence of Pertussis

Vaccine-preventable pertussis is on the rise. What new vaccine approaches can be used to control this disease?......[Read More]
Risk of Meningitis Upped for College Freshman

Risk of Meningitis Upped for College Freshman

Is your child off to college this fall? If you've made a checklist of items to pack and things to take care of before he or she goes, you may want to add just one more item -- a meningitis vaccination.......[Read More]
Chickenpox Vaccine Cuts Contagiousness

Chickenpox Vaccine Cuts Contagiousness

Children and teens who have taken the chickenpox vaccine are about half as contagious as unvaccinated people, according to a new study.......[Read More]
Chickenpox Vaccine Cuts Deaths

Chickenpox Vaccine Cuts Deaths

Fewer people in the U.S. than ever before die of chickenpox, now that the chickenpox vaccine is part of a child's routine immunization schedule.......[Read More]
Introducing New Vaccines in Developing Countries

Introducing New Vaccines in Developing Countries

This paper reviews the importance of vaccination in the prevention of infectious diseases and discusses vaccine implementation in developing countries.......[Read More]
CDC Updates Vaccination Schedule

CDC Updates Vaccination Schedule

The CDC has released its 2007 recommended vaccination schedule for kids 0-18 years old.......[Read More]
Congenital Rubella Syndrome: Progress and Future Challenges

Congenital Rubella Syndrome: Progress and Future Challenges

This report discusses the accomplishments of the rubella vaccination program in Costa Rica and the challenges posed by rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in the future.......[Read More]
Young Childhood Immunizations

Young Childhood Immunizations

Learn more about childhood immunizations -- what shots your child should get and when -- from the experts at WebMD.......[Read More]
Measles Vaccination: New Strategies and Formulations

Measles Vaccination: New Strategies and Formulations

What are the new measles vaccination strategies?......[Read More]