The Institute of Medicine, or IOM, has looked at the safety of childhood vaccines and a panel of experts reviewed their findings.
This year is the worst year for pertussis, or whooping cough, in over 60 years and researchers say there is a new strain of the bacteria popping up in the United States that may be resistant to the current vaccine that’s been around for almost two decades.
The flu emergency continues to grow across the country and in our area. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has an update.
If you live in Chester County and haven’t received a flu shot, now is your chance.
New immunization laws went into effect last August and the deadline for Pennsylvania children to receive these vaccines is April 30th.
Dr. Craig Hooper, Director of the Center for Neurovirology at Thomas Jefferson University, is working on a man-made rabies virus that can enter the central nervous system and literally push the virus out of the brain.
This is not anything that should cause a panic. What we’re really trying to do is raise awareness that measles is out there and that it’s a concern. So, if you start to develop symptoms, then you have to recognize those symptoms and make sure you get checked out by your doctor.
Vaccines can prevent most common infectious diseases in pets, but the cost can keep dog and cat owners from getting all the necessary shots. Throughout May and into June, the Pennsylvania SPCA is trying to change that.
A leading voice in the pro-vaccine movement is out with a new book about how his fight is yours also.
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