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."
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.
SLU Researchers Working Toward Universal Flu VaccineWhile many go about getting that annual flu shot, researchers at St. Louis University are looking for ways to improve the protection the vaccines give.
Flu Season is Approaching - Time to Get VaccinatedDr. Tom Frieden says getting vaccinated is the single most important step we can take to protect ourselves and our families against influenza.
HPV Vaccine Prevents More Than Cervical CancerBack to school for some children means back to the pediatrician to get required vaccinations.
College Students: Get Your Meningitis VaccineStudents living on college campuses could be required to get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis under legislation endorsed by a Missouri Senate committee.
Mo. Health Care Community Expressing Concern Over Immunization RegistryThe House Committee on Health Insurance debated legislation proposing a database of immunizations Missourians have received to improve efficiency in the state.