Local researchers are about to test a new vaccine against a deadly avian flu bug that hit China last spring.
Missouri is above the national average for the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine as well as Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A vaccines.
“It is really important, as parents, if you have fears for your kid’s safety, for those fears to be rational,” SLU Care pediatrician Dr. Ken Haller says.
Junior high and high school students will be required to receive a booster shot against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis for next school year.
St. Louis University scientists are conducting a clinical trial of a vaccine for the last remaining strain of meningitis.
So-called “epidemic curve” will remain in effect for weeks.
About 1,500 swine flu or H1N1 cases have been reported in Mexico since January.
Researchers at Saint Louis University say they’re making progress towards a genital herpes vaccine.
About half of the teenage girls in the U.S. have rolled up their sleeves for the controversial vaccine.
Many regions in the state are reporting recent lab-confirmed influenza.