Health-care officials says immunity takes two weeks to develop after receiving a vaccination.
A local pediatrician applauds the CDC’s approval of two expensive new meningitis vaccines.
There 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.
The March of Dimes says daycare centers ought to have vaccine policies for adults employees.
Another week left in special $10 adoption program to ease overcrowding at shelter.
“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.”
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
While many go about getting that annual flu shot, researchers at St. Louis University are looking for ways to improve the protection the vaccines give.
Dr. Tom Frieden says getting vaccinated is the single most important step we can take to protect ourselves and our families against influenza.
Back to school for some children means back to the pediatrician to get required vaccinations.