Latest immunization Stories

2010-09-09 09:50:00

Too many doctors and nurses ignore recommendations to receive annual flu shots, leading the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to release a new policy statement calling for "the implementation of a mandatory influenza immunization policy for all health care personnel (HCP)."

2010-08-20 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2010-08-02 07:30:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time for back-to-school physicals and immunizations, but it's not just for children.

2010-07-30 09:36:00

August is National Immunization Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Health Everette James today urged all Pennsylvanians to ensure they are fully immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases, noting that August is National Immunization Awareness Month.

2010-07-23 14:46:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune announced today that it has begun shipping FluMist® (Influenza Vaccine Live, Intranasal) to influenza vaccine distributors who service health care providers throughout the United States. (Photo; http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070516/NEW026 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070516/NEW026 ) MedImmune expects to provide approximately 15 million doses of its trivalent (three-strain) nasal spray flu vaccine for the...

2010-07-22 13:17:19

A Johns Hopkins University scientist, whose team of researchers recently identified pneumonia, diarrhea, and malaria as the primary causes of death of 6 million of the world's poorest children, today called on leaders in donor and developing nations to take action to address the terrible death toll.

2010-06-09 12:57:58

An inexpensive system for earlier disease diagnosis could save innumerable lives.

2010-05-18 12:53:08

Vaccinia immunization, as given to prevent the spread of smallpox, produces a five-fold reduction in HIV replication in the laboratory.

2010-04-27 14:52:00

DENVER, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new research conducted for the Colorado Children's Immunization Coalition and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's Immunization Program, 88 percent of online Colorado parents support immunization for their child.

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