Vaccines in the News

Vaccines in the News

Mom's Flu Shot May Protect Baby After Birth October 5, 2010
Infants exposed to influenza vaccine had less illness, increased antibodies, finds study [+] more
Kids With Allergies Shouldn't Skip Flu Shots, Experts Say October 1, 2010
Parents urged to get children vaccinated, as annual season starts [+] more
Kids don't have to fear flu shot needles September 29, 2010

Dr. Anthony Russell, a pediatrician with Kaiser Permanente in Sacramento, offers some tips for parents dealing with needle anxiety. [+] more

In Rwanda, pneumonia vaccine fights top killer of children September 28, 2010
It has been a little over a year since Rwanda introduced a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine known as PCV7. The vaccine protects children against one of the most common causes of pneumonia—with encouraging results. [+] more

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