The childhood pneumococcal conjugate vaccine may be contributing to fewer infections from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs".
The quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine doesn't increase the risk for multiple sclerosis or other demyelinating diseases.
Health officials are still urging that everyone >6 months of age get vaccinated, because the vaccine will offer some protection.
Despite a preference from patients and physicians for oral drug administration, biologics require delivery via injection due to susceptibility to proteases, endonucleases, bacteria, and pH extremes in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
Seven people in California and 2 in Utah with confirmed cases of measles likely contracted the illness during visits to Disney theme parks in December.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released a Category A recommendation for revised routine pneumococcal vaccination in older adults.
In a new controversial essay published in The Atlantic, bioethicist Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel argues that quality of life is often diminished with longevity (living ≥80 years of age) and that he would be content dying at age 75.
Less than half of all Americans got a flu shot last year, so U.S. health officials on Thursday urged that everyone ≥6 months get vaccinated for the coming flu season.