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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...
Tags: Flu Vaccine, Politics, Flu, Food and Drug Administration, Health
LONDON (AP) — A new report finds that the first study to link a childhood vaccine to autism was based on doctored information about the children involved. The conclusions of the 1998 paper by Andrew Wakefield and colleagues had already been widely...
A study that suggested autism could be caused by childhood vaccines is now being called a fraud. The British Medical Journal is accusing the report's author of falsifying data and serious professional misconduct. The original study, based on 12...
Tags: Mumps, Rubella, Walter Cronkite, Parenting, MMR Vaccine
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...
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...
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal health officials say more than 21,000 people got whopping cough last year, many of them children and teens. That's the highest number since 2005 and among the worst years in more than 50 years. The new numbers were...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a federal law bars lawsuits against drug makers over serious side effects from childhood vaccines By a 6-2 vote Tuesday, the court ruled against the parents of a child who sued the drug...
The Berrien County Health Department require preschools and daycare centers in the county submit their immunization reports twice per year, health officials said. It is an effort to raise county immunization rates and have children ready for kindergarten...
Tags: Family, Human Body, Schools, Preschools, Chemical Industry
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...
Tags: Flu Vaccine, Flu, Chemical Industry, Pharmaceuticals, Health
Reporter and PhotographerThe first study of a controversial vaccine has supporters singing its praises. Gardasil prevents human papillomavirus, a common sexually transmitted disease that causes most cervical cancers. The HPV vaccine is recommended for girls ages 14 to 19. ...
The HPV vaccine may be controversial, but it works, new research shows. The rate of HPV infection among teenage girls dropped from 11.5% in the “pre-vaccine era” to 5.1% in the “vaccine era,” researchers from the Centers for...
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