Latest immunization Stories

2010-11-09 11:00:00

Goal is Protecting Patients from Influenza SEATTLE, Nov.

2010-11-03 00:00:39

Summit Medical Group Improves Childhood Immunization Rates Quality Improvement Program at Summit Medical Group increases average childhood immunization rate among its pediatric patients to 97%. Berkeley Heights, NJ (Vocus) November 2, 2010 A proactive process at Summit Medical Group has increased the average immunization completion rate among pediatric patients from 84% in 2008 to 97% in 2010.

2010-10-25 08:00:00

DALLAS, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to educate all Dallas/Ft. Worth-area residents about the importance of annual influenza vaccination, the American Lung Association of the Plains-Gulf Region is kicking off its first bilingual Faces of Influenza initiative.

2010-09-28 19:21:57

The outbreak of whooping cough in Texas, California, and other states this year underscores the critical importance of widespread vaccination coverage, both locally as well as around the world, said a leading global health official attending conferences on world affairs and immunization in Fort Worth this week.

2010-09-28 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Now every American 6 months of age and older is recommended to receive an annual influenza immunization, according to new recommendations issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

2010-09-23 14:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastmont Community Center responded today to alarmingly low whooping cough and meningococcal meningitis immunization rates among Latino adolescents by launching a new adolescent immunization awareness initiative.

2010-09-13 12:30:00

SWIFTWATER, Pa., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of sanofi-aventis Group (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced today that it has filed a Supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) with the U.S.

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The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.