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Rotavirus Vaccine Showing Promise
Since 2013, when a nationwide rotavirus vaccine program began, doctor visits in the United Kingdom for acute gastroenteritis have fallen sharply, a new study found.
Tdap During Pregnancy: Is It Safe?
Despite some past concerns, a new study found that getting the Tdap vaccine during pregnancy was not tied to an increased risk for microcephaly or structural birth defects.
A Way to Protect Babies from the Flu
For babies younger than 6 months, influenza vaccination has not been proven to be successful. But a new study found a different way to protect babies from the flu.
Ebola Vaccine Shows Promise
In an early, phase I trial, researchers think they have found an Ebola vaccine combination that could offer at least partial protection.
What's Behind the Whooping Cough Comeback?
Vaccines may be the most important disease prevention tool that science has ever seen. But they aren't without their hiccups.
The 411 on Flu Vaccines
When it comes to flu vaccines, which is better: A squirt in the nose or a shot in the arm?
For Egg-Allergic Kids, Nasal Flu Vaccine Appears Safe
Some flu vaccines are made using eggs, raising safety concerns for many patients with egg allergies. But a new finding may help put that fear to rest.
CDC Urges Seasonal Flu Vaccination
This week is National Influenza Vaccination Week. Have you had your flu shot yet?
WHO Calls for Sustained Measles Vaccination
The World Health Organization (WHO) released some encouraging statistics on measles vaccination last week. But this news comes with a call to action.
Respiratory Infection Vaccine Shows Promise
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common and highly contagious virus that can be especially dangerous for babies. But the virus may have finally met its match.