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Universal Flu Vaccine May Offer 1-Shot Protection

Jan 19, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers have been working for years on a universal flu vaccine that would mean no annual flu shots. How close are they getting to...
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Viewpoints: Time To Recognize Deadly Mix Of Dementia And Guns; Finally, The Right Message About Vaccines Is Delivered

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these public health topics and...
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Vaccine, Screening Can Prevent Cervical Cancer Deaths

Jan 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Vaccine, Screening Can Prevent Cervical Cancer DeathsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2019 12:00:00...
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FDA approves expanded use of Adacel vaccine

Jan 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Adacel is now the first and only Tdap vaccine in the United States approved for a repeat dose in people between the ages of 10-to-64 years old, administered eight or more years after the first vaccination. Read More...
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Vaccines: Not Just for Kids

Jan 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Vaccines: Not Just for KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Two Texas Tech Researchers Working Toward Universal Flu Vaccine

Jan 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 killed an estimated 50 million people worldwide; by comparison, about 16 million people died in World War I. And flu pandemics aren’t just a thing of the past. Despite advances in both technology and vaccines, the 2009 swine flu pandemic caught the world unprepared a......
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Chinese police begin new probe into expired vaccines

Jan 14, 2019 , Reuters
Police in China's eastern province of Jiangsu have begun an investigation after at least 145 children received expired polio vaccines, the Global Times said on Monday, a new blow to a sector hit by a series of scandals last year....
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With up to 7.3 million people hit by flu so far this season, scientists search for better vaccine

Jan 12, 2019 , CNN Health
Between 6.2 million and 7.3 million people in the United States have developed the flu this season, according to data released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
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The Medical Minute: Screenings, Vaccine Prevent Cervical Cancer

Jan 11, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and the National Cervical Cancer Coalition is urging women to make a New Year’s resolution to talk with their health care providers. Roughly 12,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. About 4,000 die from it, even though there’......
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More Shingles Vaccine On the Way, Maker Says

Jan 11, 2019 , WebMD
More doses of Shingrix, the shingles vaccine that has been in very short supply, are on the way to U.S. pharmacies, says drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline. However, demand may still outpace...
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Flu Vaccine Is Safe For Hospitalized Patients

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Hospitalized patients who received the flu vaccine had no increased risk of outpatient visits or hospital readmission within seven days of discharge, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The study also showed that vaccinating hospital patients did not i......
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Hepatitis A Now Hits Nashville, And There Is Not Enough Of The Vaccine

Jan 10, 2019 , Forbes
How do you spread Hepatitis A? Here's the...
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This Year's Flu Vaccine Is Working Well. There's Still Time To Get It

Jan 08, 2019 , Forbes
We're in the middle of flu season right now, and the latest tests show that the flu vaccine is unusually well matched to the viruses that are circulating. This means that it's a really good idea to get vaccinated, and it's not too late! The flu season will likely last at least two more...
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Flu shot may be more effective than nasal vaccine

Jan 08, 2019 , CNN Health
When it comes to vaccinating yourself -- or your kids -- against the flu, there are two options in the United States: a traditional shot or a nasal spray....
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Sanofi, Merck get Vaxelis approval

Jan 04, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Sanofi and Merck received the FDA's approval for a new vaccine that will not have a commerical supply available in the United States prior to 2020. Read More...
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Elizabeth Jaffee, MD: 2018 WebMD Health Hero, Scientist

Jan 03, 2019 , WebMD
As a young girl she attended cancer fundraisers. That led to a career in immunology research and ultimately to patents for six cancer...
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FDA Approves New Children’s Vaccine

Dec 29, 2018 , WebMD
The vaccine will be for children 6 weeks to 4 years old. All will require a series of three...
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How About 6 Vaccines In One? FDA Approves New Vaccine From Sanofi, Merck

Dec 28, 2018 , Forbes
Vaxelis is a hexavalent vaccine, which is a heckuva lot of valents. Here are the diseases that this vaccine is designed to protect...
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Sanofi's pediatric hexavalent vaccine approved by U.S. FDA

Dec 27, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Sanofi's new pediatric vaccine immunizing children against six diseases, the French pharmaceutical lab said on Wednesday....
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Should Flu Vaccine Be Mandatory for Medical Staff?

Dec 21, 2018 , RxList
Medscape Medical News has done a nonscientific online poll of doctors and other health care professionals about this year's flu season and flu...
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