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CDC’s advisory committee recommends changes in varicella vaccinations

CDC’s advisory committee recommends changes in varicella vaccinations

New vaccine reduces the risk of shingles

New vaccine reduces the risk of shingles

Treatment with intravenous and oral antiviral medications may help relieve nerve pain related to shingles

Treatment with intravenous and oral antiviral medications may help relieve nerve pain related to shingles

$1.5 billion needed to cover years supply of pediatric vaccines

$1.5 billion needed to cover years supply of pediatric vaccines

Protein finding could lead to new topical treatment for inflammatory diseases

Protein finding could lead to new topical treatment for inflammatory diseases

FDA panel approves vaccine for shingles

FDA panel approves vaccine for shingles

Error found in standard guidelines on fetal varicella syndrome

Error found in standard guidelines on fetal varicella syndrome

Steroids and the chicken pox are a bad combination for children

Steroids and the chicken pox are a bad combination for children

Acyclovir use uncertain in children with chickenpox

Acyclovir use uncertain in children with chickenpox

Lack of exposure to dirt and common viral infections among children could be behind the rise in the levels of asthma

Lack of exposure to dirt and common viral infections among children could be behind the rise in the levels of asthma

Chicken pox vaccine associated with shingles epidemic

Chicken pox vaccine associated with shingles epidemic

Chicken pox vaccination has decreased hospitalizations and doctor visits over the last 10 years

Chicken pox vaccination has decreased hospitalizations and doctor visits over the last 10 years

Infectious diseases pose a serious threat to the nation's public health

Infectious diseases pose a serious threat to the nation's public health

Steady upward climb in child vaccinations

Steady upward climb in child vaccinations

New shingles vaccine

New shingles vaccine

Stronger version of chickenpox vaccine cuts incidence and severity of shingles in older adults

Stronger version of chickenpox vaccine cuts incidence and severity of shingles in older adults

Fragile US vaccine system needs improvement

Fragile US vaccine system needs improvement

Concern that vaccines might cause harm most common reason why parents don't immunize

Concern that vaccines might cause harm most common reason why parents don't immunize

Protection against 12 different communicable diseases available for infants and toddlers

Protection against 12 different communicable diseases available for infants and toddlers

U.S. children undervaccinated

U.S. children undervaccinated