Vaccines in the News

Vaccines in the News

Fast-moving African polio outbreak kills 97, spurs vaccination drive November 11, 2010

World health agencies plan to launch a massive polio vaccination in three West African nations, following a fast-moving and especially virulent outbreak that has already killed 97 people. [+] more

Congo polio epidemic kills 78: authorities November 9, 2010

A polio epidemic in southern Congo has killed 78 people since early October authorities said Tuesday, more than a decade after the disease was considered to have been eradicated here. [+] more

Gardasil HPV Vaccine Stopping Genital Warts November 8, 2010

Widespread Vaccination of Girls Curtails Genital Warts, Even in Men [+] more

Officials warn the worst is yet to come, and more adults need to be vaccinated November 6, 2010

Three months after California declared whooping cough an epidemic, cases have soared to levels not seen in 60 years and health officials say the potentially deadly disease has yet to peak in many areas of the state. [+] more

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