When Can You Get The COVID Vaccine?The COVID-19 vaccine will be available to millions of Americans this month, but who qualifies depends on certain factors.
VCU Hospital Worker Says She Must Get Flu Shot Or Get FiredAn employee at the VCU Medical Center says the vaccine is harmful to her health but hospital officials are demanding she get one anyway.
Research: Swine Flu Vaccine Linked To NarcolepsyOne 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.
No Link Between Measles Vaccine and Autism, New Study SaysDespite a recent anti-vaccine movement, there is no link between the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR) and autism in children, a new study says.
Tests Reveal Baltimore Child Does Not Have MeaslesBaltimore health officials announced Thursday that a 12-month-old child does not have the measles.
Top US Health Official: Clinical Trials Of Possible Ebola Vaccine Will Start Soon In West AfricaA 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.
FDA Approves Vaccine to Block Meningitis StrainFederal health regulators have approved the first vaccine to block a strain of bacteria that has caused sometimes deadly outbreaks of meningitis in college dormitories.
Here's How To Keep Healthy This Flu SeasonThere are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
U-Md. Plays Role in Ebola Vaccine Test in AfricaForty years of vaccine research in far-flung places helped a University of Maryland professor land an important role in the fight against Ebola.
Officials: Measles Tally Doubled in the Past MonthMeasles cases are accelerating, and in the last five months have caused more U.S. illnesses than in any entire year since 1996.
2nd Measles Case Confirmed In Northern VirginiaHealth officials in northern Virginia have confirmed a second case of measles in the area.
Study: More Higher Income Parents Opt Out Of Whooping Cough VaccineA surge in whooping cough cases may be linked in part to parents' refusal to vaccinate their children.
Rate Of Flu Vaccination Among Adults Lagging Behind ChildrenMore children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.
Good Question: When Is The Best Time To Get The Flu Shot?Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.