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Research: Swine Flu Vaccine Linked To Narcolepsy

One vaccine used in Europe during the 2009 swine flu pandemic was linked to rare cases of a baffling side effect – the sleep disorder narcolepsy. Now new research offers a clue to what happened.

07/02/2015

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No Link Between Measles Vaccine and Autism, New Study Says

Despite a recent anti-vaccine movement, there is no link between the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR) and autism in children, a new study says.

04/21/2015

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Tests Reveal Baltimore Child Does Not Have Measles

Baltimore health officials announced Thursday that a 12-month-old child does not have the measles.

01/29/2015

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, listens during a hearing the Senate Appropriations Committee on Capitol Hill on Nov. 12, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Top US Health Official: Clinical Trials Of Possible Ebola Vaccine Will Start Soon In West Africa

A top U.S. health official says long-anticipated clinical trials of a possible Ebola vaccine will start soon in West Africa, as the global response to the outbreak took on added urgency with new cases in Mali and reports that the death toll has surpassed 5,000.

11/13/2014

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FDA Approves Vaccine to Block Meningitis Strain

Federal health regulators have approved the first vaccine to block a strain of bacteria that has caused sometimes deadly outbreaks of meningitis in college dormitories.

10/29/2014

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Here’s How To Keep Healthy This Flu Season

There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.

10/22/2014

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

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U-Md. Plays Role in Ebola Vaccine Test in Africa

Forty years of vaccine research in far-flung places helped a University of Maryland professor land an important role in the fight against Ebola.

10/10/2014

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Officials: Measles Tally Doubled in the Past Month

Measles cases are accelerating, and in the last five months have caused more U.S. illnesses than in any entire year since 1996.

05/29/2014

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2nd Measles Case Confirmed In Northern Virginia

Health officials in northern Virginia have confirmed a second case of measles in the area.

05/21/2014

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