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.
Tuberculosis -- a potentially fatal but treatable lung disease -- infects 300,000 people in Bangladesh every year. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on a success story in the country's fight against TB, which relies on local women trained to spot…
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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