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Upsurge in flu, H1N1 deaths among younger population

Although winter's cold may be subsiding, the risk of serious illness or death associated with the flu still exists and now, a resurgence of the H1N1 virus is causing a dramatic rise in deaths of younger people.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 10:23am EST

Tags: Anthony Fauci, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, flu, H1N1, Sarah Beth Hensley

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Chicken pox poses greater risk to adults

Chicken pox is considered a childhood disease but adults can contract the virus and health experts recommend that adults who managed to escape the itchy condition as a child be vaccinated to guard against the illness.

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 01:43pm EST

Tags: chicken pox, CDC, Barbara Walters, darci marchese

There's a shingles vaccine, but it's not for everyone

About 1 million Americans get shingles each year in the United States, and those who have had the chicken pox are at most risk.

Friday - 01/04/2013, 10:16am EST

Tags: chicken pox, Shingles, paula wolfson

HIV study offers hope toward vaccine development

An unprecedented new HIV study may change how soon the virus can be detected in a person's system -- which scientists hope could lead to developing an effective vaccination.

Friday - 01/13/2012, 01:39pm EST

Tags: HIV, virus, study, Kenya, Frew Sawe, detection, transmission