Local Company Gets Green Light To Start Human Testing Vaccine For Zika VirusInovio Pharmaceuticals uses a DNA based platform to create vaccines.
Health: Vaccine For Type 1 Diabetes Shows PromiseResearchers are testing a possible breakthrough in the treatment of type 1 diabetes. An inexpensive generic vaccine has shown promise, giving longtime patients new hope.
Health: Researchers Testing New Vaccine That Could Lower Blood Pressure A new way to lower blood pressure might be on the horizon.
Bill Advances To Change New Jersey's Vaccine ExemptionWith more than 9,000 parents state-wide claiming religious exemptions last to year to stop their kids from getting vaccines, New Jersey lawmakers are trying to tighten exemption guidelines.
CHOP Doc: 'The MMR Vaccine Doesn't Increase Your Risk Of Autism. Not At All'The anti-vaccine movement got a shot in the arm in the late 90s, when a medical journal published a paper claiming the Measles Mumps Rubella inoculation caused autism. It was discredited, but some people remain unconvinced by the science.
Health: Officials Reminding Residents About Dangers Of Not Vaccinating KidsThe measles outbreak is still focused on the west coast, but there are two unrelated cases locally.
Abington Health’s Dr. Shapiro Urges Pregnant Women, Families to Get Whooping Cough Vaccination
Measles Outbreak On West Coast Leaves Many Wondering About The VaccineThe CDC is advising most adults born after 1957 to get an MMR vaccine, whether they had one as a child or not.
Health Officials Rule Out Possible Second Case Of Hepatitis A In Hamilton Township, NJFear of contracting hepatitis A drove hundreds of people to a vaccination clinic Thursday after learning a kitchen worker at Rosa’s Restaurant and Catering is severely ill.
Merck To Manufacture Potential Ebola Vaccine Merck & Co., one of the world's top developers and sellers of vaccines, has entered a partnership with a small drug developer to research and manufacture a potential Ebola vaccine now in initial patient testing.
Health: Mother Whose Son Died From Flu Complications Urges Others To Get VaccinatedWhile there’s a lot of fear about Ebola now, health officials say the flu is more dangerous. But it’s preventable, something one mom learned the hard way.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.