Mumps Case Reported at Lincoln County SchoolThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there've been nearly 3,000 cases nationwide this year — more than three times the number in all of last year.
University of Missouri Confirms 4 Students Have MumpsSusan Even, executive director of the Student Health Center, says all of the students had received required doses of the vaccine to prevent mumps.
Wash U Researchers Find Antibodies That Could Possibly Prevent ZikaThey say the findings are a significant step toward developing a vaccine.
SLU Vaccine Center to Test Zika Vaccine on HumansOnce SLU researchers have initial safety data from the St. Louis trial, they will start up a second parallel study in Puerto Rico.
Flu Numbers Down Across St. LouisThe peak flu activity here usually begins in mid January.
Free FluMist Vaccines Saturday in North, South CountiesSome local doctors' offices are warning parents there is a FluMist shortage in the area.
University of Illinois Recommends All Students Get Mumps VaccineHealth-care officials says immunity takes two weeks to develop after receiving a vaccination.
CDC Approves Two New Meningitis VaccinesA local pediatrician applauds the CDC’s approval of two expensive new meningitis vaccines.
Vaccine Developed for Canine InfluenzaThere have been no confirmed, suspected or reported cases of the Canine Influenza in Missouri, but if there is an outbreak in the state, there is now a vaccine. The key is acting quickly.
Ill. March of Dimes Pushes for Daycare Employee Vaccine PoliciesThe March of Dimes says daycare centers ought to have vaccine policies for adults employees.
$100,000 Matching Grant Program for Stray Rescue Begins TuesdayAnother week left in special $10 adoption program to ease overcrowding at shelter.
Measles Make it to Illinois; How Safe are Children in St. Louis?"If a baby gets the measles, it could be absolutely devastating," says SLU Care pediatrician Dr. Ken Haller. "That's why it's just really incumbent on everyone to make sure that anyone who can get vaccinated, does get vaccinated."