WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is out with its annual statistics on vaccination rates for little kids and, overall, both the nation and this region score high. The new numbers are…
WASHINGTON — Six more cases of measles have been linked to the Disneyland outbreak, bringing the total to 88. That has some parents in the Washington D.C. area wondering if a similar outbreak could happen…
Drug developer Emergent BioSolutions Inc. says the new version of its anthrax vaccine will be produced in Lansing.
Vaccination clinics will open Tuesday morning in Germantown, Rockville and Silver Spring. All 7th graders must have the shots.
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.
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.
About 1 million Americans get shingles each year
in the United States, and those who have had the
chicken pox are at most risk.
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.