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No Ill Effects When Kids Get Vaccines on Time

No Ill Effects When Kids Get Vaccines on Time

Children should be vaccinated on time because this results in better outcomes than delaying immunization, a study shows.......[Read More]
Considerations for Setting the Specifications of Vaccines

Considerations for Setting the Specifications of Vaccines

How do we control potency, safety and possible contamination of vaccinations?......[Read More]
Immunizations-Other Places To Get Help

Immunizations-Other Places To Get Help

A list of resources for information on Immunizations.......[Read More]
SARS vaccines: where are we?

SARS vaccines: where are we?

What is the current state of vaccine development against human severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus?......[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]
Meningococcal Vaccines: What You Need to Know

Meningococcal Vaccines: What You Need to Know

Fact sheet about the meningococcal vaccine from the CDC.......[Read More]
Considerations for Setting the Specifications of Vaccines

Considerations for Setting the Specifications of Vaccines

How do we control potency, safety and possible contamination of vaccinations?......[Read More]
Meningococcal Meningitis

Meningococcal Meningitis

Important It is possible that the main title of the report Meningitis, Meningococcal is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. .........[Read More]
Safety of Influenza Vaccination in Children and the Elderly

Safety of Influenza Vaccination in Children and the Elderly

How safe is the influenza vaccine for children and the elderly?......[Read More]
Rotavirus Vaccination: Short vs Long-term Herd Protection

Rotavirus Vaccination: Short vs Long-term Herd Protection

Rotavirus vaccination has dramatically improved the health of children in the USA; but long-term, indirect protection may be limited.......[Read More]
Combo Vaccine May Raise Babies’ Risk for Fever-Caused Seizures

Combo Vaccine May Raise Babies’ Risk for Fever-Caused Seizures

A large, new study from Denmark shows that babies have an increased risk of getting febrile seizures on the day they get either of their first two doses of a recommended combination vaccine.......[Read More]
Adult Meningococcal Vaccine: Guidelines, Side Effects, Benefits

Adult Meningococcal Vaccine: Guidelines, Side Effects, Benefits

WebMD explains the meningococcal vaccine for adults, including who should get it, why, and possible side effects.......[Read More]
Immunizations-Adult Immunizations

Immunizations-Adult Immunizations

Recommended immunizationsYour need for immunizations does not end when you reach adulthood. The specific immunizations you need as an adult are determined by factors such as your age, lifestyle, type and locations of travel, overall health, and previous immunizations. Tetanus and diphtheria .........[Read More]
FDA: Rotavirus Vaccines Safe Despite Pig Virus

FDA: Rotavirus Vaccines Safe Despite Pig Virus

Both rotavirus vaccines given to U.S. infants carry tiny amounts of pig virus or pig virus DNA. But FDA recommends continued use of the vaccines due to their strong safety record.......[Read More]
Refusing to Vaccinate Affects Other Kids, Too

Refusing to Vaccinate Affects Other Kids, Too

A CDC investigation shows a measles outbreak in San Diego was fueled by kids whose parents refused to vaccinate them, thus endangering children too young to be vaccinated.......[Read More]
Meningococcal Vaccines: A Neglected Topic in Travel Medicine?

Meningococcal Vaccines: A Neglected Topic in Travel Medicine?

Awareness of the risk for meningococcal disease among travelers is generally poor, even though case fatality rates are high and the disease can be fatal within 24 hours.......[Read More]
Adult Pneumococcal Vaccine Guidelines, Benefits, Side Effects

Adult Pneumococcal Vaccine Guidelines, Benefits, Side Effects

WebMD explains when and why adults should get a pneumococcal vaccine and possible side effects.......[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]
Meningitis Vaccines

Meningitis Vaccines

Find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of meningitis vaccines including medical reference, news, pictures, videos, and more.......[Read More]
HPV Vaccine Can Lower Risk of Some Cancers

HPV Vaccine Can Lower Risk of Some Cancers

Confused about the HPV vaccine? WebMD answers common questions about the shot, including who should get it and when.......[Read More]