News tagged with vaccination rates
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An effective vaccine against HIV-1 remains elusive, but one promising strategy focuses on designer antibodies that have much broader potency than most normal, exquisitely specific antibodies. These broadly ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 28, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
This year's flu season is in full swing with 41 states now reporting widespread illness.
Pediatrics Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Clinical trials for bacterial meningitis treatments are not keeping pace with the rise of resistance
New vaccines and drug treatments are urgently needed for bacterial meningitis, a devastating disease which kills or maims around a fifth of people who contract it, according to medical experts writing in a new Series on bacterial ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Most kindergarten children in the United States are up to date on their vaccinations, a new government report finds.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers have successfully tested in monkeys a vaccine against Nipah virus, a human pathogen that emerged in 1998 during a large outbreak of infection and disease among pigs and pig farmers in Southeast Asia. This latest ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
University of Texas Medical Branch researchers have significantly improved an existing experimental vaccine for Rift Valley fever virus, making possible the development of a more effective defense against the dangerous mosquito-borne ...
Medical research Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers said Monday they were a step closer to developing a vaccine against the type of meningitis that mostly affects Europe and North America and kills hundreds every year.
Medications May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The number of measles deaths worldwide has apparently dropped by about three-quarters over a decade, according to a new study by the World Health Organization and others.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A sudden increase in narcolepsy in Finnish children at the beginning of 2010 was likely related to the Pandemrix vaccine used in response to the H1N1 2009 flu pandemic, according to two reports published Mar. 28 in the open ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. - mostly babies and toddlers - were coming down with whooping cough each year when vaccines against "this menace," as one newspaper called it, were introduced in the 1930s and 1940s.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- After years of decline, measles is on the rise in Europe, according to a new report released Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
More parents are opting out of school shots for their kids. In eight states now, more than 1 in 20 public school kindergartners aren't getting all the vaccines required for attendance, an Associated Press ...
Health Nov 28, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
Vaccines that save lives by preventing disease have been around for centuries. Now, new vaccines that treat cancer are being developed, but how they will be combined with existing treatments is not clear.
Cancer Jun 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Shingles vaccine is associated with reduction in both postherpetic neuralgia and herpes zoster, but uptake in the US is low.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Chicken pox, the childhood affliction of earlier generations, has been largely neutralized by the varicella vaccine, according to a new study by the Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center, which appears in the current online ...
Pediatrics Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0