Latest immunization Stories

2011-03-08 09:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota has long been known as a leader in the area of childhood vaccination rates, but a new report released today from Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota shows the state's vaccination rates are backsliding.

2011-03-03 07:00:00

BEIJING, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.

2011-02-09 01:29:57

In a study that included infants from South Africa, those who were exposed to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) at birth but did not become infected had lower levels of antibodies to diseases such as pertussis, tetanus and pneumococcus, compared to infants of non-HIV infected mothers.

2011-02-03 00:00:44

First-Ever Direct Project Connection Between a Hospital and Public Health Dept.

2011-01-25 15:30:27

A new study led by researchers at the Children’s Outcomes Research (COR) Program at The Children’s Hospital and Colorado Health Outcomes Program (COHO) at the University of Colorado School of Medicine explores the barriers, facilitators and alternative approaches to providers sending reminder notices for immunization using a statewide immunization registry.

2011-01-24 21:09:04

Seniors of Hispanic descent are far less likely to become immunized against the flu or pneumonia compared to similar White seniors, according to a new RAND Corporation study.

2011-01-19 08:00:00

PARIS, January 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural meeting of Mozambique's Committee of Experts on Immunization (Comite de Peritos para a Imunizacao, CoPI) was held in Maputo on January 7, 2011. The CoPI is the second National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) in a sub-Saharan African country eligible for funding from the GAVI Alliance.

2010-12-12 17:00:00

VIENNA and GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers' Diarrhea vaccine candidate failed to meet efficacy endpoints to protect against enterotoxigenic E.

2010-12-06 08:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association of the Plains-Gulf Region is kicking off the 2010-2011 Faces of Influenza initiative in Houston during the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), December 5-11, 2010.

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