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Newest anthrax vaccine to be produced in Lansing

Drug developer Emergent BioSolutions Inc. says the new version of its anthrax vaccine will be produced in Lansing.

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 03:40pm EDT

Tags: Rockville, Md., Emergent BioSolutions, anthrax,

Free vaccinations for Montgomery County students Tuesday

Vaccination clinics will open Tuesday morning in Germantown, Rockville and Silver Spring. All 7th graders must have the shots.

Tuesday - 09/09/2014, 04:27am EDT

Tags: Dick Uliano, vaccinations, Tdap

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