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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — State health officials are urging people in northeastern Indiana to make sure their immunizations are up to date following a measles outbreak in the region. The Indiana State Department of Health said Friday that 13 case of...
Tags: Indiana, Drugs and Medicines, Vaccines, Health, Measles
ATLANTA (AP) — A federal advisory panel is recommending that pregnant women get vaccinated against whooping cough. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices on Wednesday voted to recommend the shot for pregnant women who previously were...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are hearing from parents, health care providers and others in New Hampshire as it starts exploring whether infants should be vaccinated against meningitis, a rare but...
Tags: Drugs and Medicines, Meningitis, Vaccines, Human Body, Health
Last week we squeezed in a client who wanted a second opinion on their new kitten, “Goobers.” Mrs. Panicking had found out the day before that her newly adopted kitten from the shelter had a “very serious” condition and she needed...
Q: Dr. Vogl, your last column was about tick season. I'm worried about my dog and Lyme Disease. Should I be? I wouldn’t say that I can come close to Carnac the Magnificent’s ability to predict events, but we certainly did pluck a lot of ticks...
ATLANTA (AP) — Vaccine makers said this month they plan to make a record amount of flu vaccine for this fall and winter — enough for more than half the population. It's just not clear all those people will need it. This year's flu shot will...
GENEVA (AP) — An American expert tasked with reviewing the World Health Organization's response to the swine flu outbreak says a more efficient way of sourcing vaccines is needed to prepare for future pandemics. Dr. Harvey Fineberg says rich...
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has temporarily stopped using vaccines from U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc. and Sanofi-Aventis SA of France while it investigates the deaths of four children who were inoculated, the health ministry said Monday. The decision to...
Because increasing numbers of seasonal influenza have been reported throughout the area over the past three weeks, St. Joseph County health officer Dr. Thomas A. Felger is encouraging residents to protect themselves against the influenza virus....
SOUTH BEND — The flu is hitting harder this year. People are getting sick faster. It has already claimed three lives in Indiana, and health officials say the numbers are starting to increase locally. After all the poking and prodding and...
ATLANTA (AP) — Government officials are investigating an apparent increase in fever-related seizures in young children after they got a flu shot. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday said there have been reports of 36 seizures this...
CHICAGO (AP) — Close birth spacing may put a second-born child at higher risk for autism, suggests a preliminary study based on more than a half-million California children. Children born less than two years after their siblings were...
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