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U.S. Vaccine Panel to Discuss Waning Effectiveness, New Shots

By Mike Stobbe | Oct 25
The issue of waning protection is expected to be discussed when the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices meets in Atlanta.

New Report Shows Sharp Decline in U.S. Hepatitis A Cases

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 9
A new report shows there has been a sharp decline in hepatitis A cases throughout the United States, thanks to vaccines.

Passport Health Launches FluFree.com Website

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 14
As flu season approaches, Passport Health is looking out for your health with FluFree.com, a website that aims to increase awareness of the dangers of influenza.

Anyone Can Get HPV: Get Vaccinated or Risk Serious Health Issues

By EDGE | Sep 12
A recent study released by Pediatrics has shown that while vaccination against the human papilloma virus (HPV) is highly recommended, many individuals are not receiving the necessary protection.

Ask the Doc: False Cures and Real Breakthroughs

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Feb 24
EDGE's resident HIV/AIDS expert, Dr. Howard Scheiner, takes a look at false cures like Russian mushrooms and fungal foot creams, and the real promise of vaccine research.

Princeton U. to Give Students Meningitis B Vaccine

By Samantha Henry and Geoff Mulvihill | Nov 20
Princeton University officials decided Monday to make available a meningitis vaccine that hasn’t been approved in the U.S. to stop the spread of the sometimes deadly disease on campus.

More Kids Protected From Flu; CDC Says Keep It Up

By Lauran Neergaard | Sep 26
More children than ever got vaccinated against the flu last year, and health officials urged families Thursday to do even better this time around.

New York City Lawmakers Hail Meningitis Bill

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 5
New York City lawmakers have passed legislation that would allow pharmacists to administer meningitis vaccines, to curb the deadly outbreak of the virus among gay men.

Are Gay Men Being Denied A Life Saving Vaccine?

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 25
A vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection that can cause warts and has been linked to soft tissue cancer, is covered by many insurance plans -- but some provide coverage for females only.

Seasonal flu vaccine delayed for some US providers

By David A. Lieb | Oct 1
The largest U.S. supplier of seasonal flu vaccines says it’s running behind on shipping vaccine for the regular, seasonal flu - partly because of the crunch to produce millions of doses of the swine flu vaccine.

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