The World Health Organization recommended that flu vaccine manufacturers swap out a component based on one flu virus with an updated version.
By Helen Branswell, STAT
Parents who do not vaccinate their children will lose more than $11,000 a year per child in childcare benefits, the Australian government announced today.
By Justin Scuiletti
WASHINGTON — The miserable flu season is winding down but not quite over yet, health officials said Wednesday, even the government picked what it hoped would be a better vaccine recipe for next fall and winter.
By Lauren Neergaard, Associated Press
DENVER — As vaccine skeptics fight laws that would force more parents to inoculate their kids, they are finding unexpected allies in conservative Republicans.
By Nicholas Riccardi
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — For a pair of first-time presidential hopefuls, the sudden injection of the childhood vaccine debate into the 2016 campaign is a lesson in how unexpected issues can become stumbling blocks. Long-held positions can look different under the glare…
By Kristin Miller
On March 7, the New York City Department of Health issued a warning about an outbreak of measles in northern Manhattan and the Bronx and urged all New Yorkers to make sure they are vaccinated against measles. Canadian…
The Center for Disease Control released recommendations last week that seasonal flu vaccines be given to all children and adolescents between 6 months and 18 years.
The Centers for Disease Control's advisory committee on immunization met Wednesday in an emergency session to set priorities for who should receive the H1N1 influenza vaccine now in development.
By PBS NewsHour
Drug makers on Thursday voluntarily pulled several children's nonprescription cold medicines off the market less than two weeks after government regulators warned of possible health risks to infants.
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