Vaccinations
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November 21, 2022, 12:30 AM

3 ways you may be able to boost your vaccine response

The most important thing is to get vaccinated no matter the circumstances, doctors say.
November 21, 2022, 12:30 AM
3 tips that may help make your vaccines go the extra mile
3 months ago

Pfizer's RSV vaccine candidate over 85% effective in older adults, data shows

Pfizer announced Thursday that its vaccine candidate for respiratory syncytial virus was 85.7% effective in preventing lower respiratory tract illness in older adults.
3 months ago
Pfizer's RSV vaccine candidate over 85% effective in older adults, data shows
4 months ago

What to know about the polio vaccine and why most people aren't at risk of infection

Public health experts tell ABC News which vaccine is used to protect against polio and why most Americans are unlikely to be infected with the disease.
4 months ago
Why most Americans are unlikely to be infected with polio
4 months ago

Polio vaccine boosters offered to kids in London as virus linked to New York case detected

Children in London are being offered polio vaccine boosters after sewage samples with the virus were found in multiple areas across the city.
4 months ago
London rolls out polio vaccine boosters to kids as US-linked virus found
4 months ago

What to know about vaccine-derived polio after rare case found in New York

New York health officials said a patient was infected with vaccine-derived polio. Here's what that means.
4 months ago
A US patient was diagnosed with vaccine-derived polio. Here's what that means
6 months ago

CDC recommends monkeypox vaccine to healthcare workers

The vaccine will mainly be available to healthcare workers and lab personnel.
6 months ago
CDC recommends monkeypox vaccine to healthcare workers
1 year ago

CDC panel to weigh in on Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for younger kids

An independent CDC advisory panel will vote Tuesday on whether to recommend Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 in the U.S.
1 year ago
CDC panel to weigh in on Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for younger kids
1 year ago

COVID-19 vaccination rates plummet to lowest level in months

The vaccination rate nationwide is down to the lowest level since January.
1 year ago
COVID-19 vaccination rates plummet to lowest level in months
2 years ago

HPV vaccine leads to more than 80% drop in infections: What parents need to know

The CDC found a more than 80% decline in HPV infections nationally.
2 years ago
What parents need to know about a new study on HPV vaccine
2 years ago

Pfizer and Moderna are safe and effective in pregnant women, provide antibodies to newborns

The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are safe and effective in pregnant and lactating women and those women are able to pass protective antibodies to their newborns.
2 years ago
Pregnant women -- and their babies -- could benefit from Pfizer and Moderna: Study
2 years ago

FDA advisory panel votes to recommend Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Clinical studies showed that the one-shot vaccine provides strong protection against COVID-19, including 85% effectiveness against severe illness and preventing 100% of hospitalizations and death.
2 years ago
FDA advisory panel votes to recommend Johnson & Johnson vaccine
2 years ago

UK announces ‘mix and match’ vaccination study

The British government will begin a new trial to test mixing different types of COVID-19 vaccines, in which participants will receive one dose followed by a second booster shot of a different vaccine.
2 years ago
UK announces ‘mix and match’ vaccination study
3 years ago

One-third of parents are delaying giving vaccines to their children: Study

One-third of parents are delaying immunization
3 years ago
One-third of parents are delaying giving vaccines to their children: Study
3 years ago

Illinois pediatrician who killed himself may have forged patients' vaccination records, authorities say

An Illinois pediatrician who died by suicide last year may have forged patient's vaccination medical records, according to investigators.
3 years ago
Pediatrician who killed himself may have forged vaccination records, authorities say