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Physicians Voice Concerns on Texas Law that Restricts Immunizations for Foster Children A new law would limit emergency immunization for children entering foster care system in Texas.
Granting Exclusive License for Zika Vaccine Is Causing ConcernThe U.S. Army wants to grant an exclusive license for a Zika vaccine, but there are worries that exclusivity would lead to a high price.
New Map Highlights Children's Vaccine Rates, Disease Outbreaks by StateInteractive national map shows vaccine rates and epidemic data.
CDC Anticipates Yellow Fever Vaccine ShortageWill there be enough yellow fever vaccine if Brazil’s epidemic spreads?
Stronger Measles Vaccination Exemption Policies Reduce the Likelihood of an OutbreakMaking nonmedical vaccination exemptions more difficult to obtain can reduce risk of a measles epidemic.
New Recommendation Drops the Number of HPV Shots for Children from Three to TwoRecommended number of HPV injections for kids under 14 drops to two.
Study Finds Nearly Half a Million Deaths Prevented in the United States by VaccinesOver 55 years, 450,000 people stayed alive and 200 million people stayed well in the United States because of vaccines.
Early Studies of Needle-Free Vaccine Delivery System Show PromiseA pill-like device that pumps vaccine into the mouth may make syringes obsolete.
Human trials of Zika vaccine underwayThe Army has made significant progress on the Zika vaccine in just 10 months. Details here.
HIV vaccine could be nail in coffin for diseaseA clinical study, recently begun in South Africa, is testing whether an experimental vaccine regimen safely prevents HIV infection.