- NYC to require flu shots for 150,000 children Updated: Dec-11-13 5:39 pm
- Vermont drops to nation's 2nd healthiest state Updated: Dec-11-13 5:01 pm
- Study finds Hawaii back on top as healthiest state Updated: Dec-11-13 1:47 pm
- Health organizations want strict vaccination rules Updated: Dec-11-13 7:38 am
- 2K get meningitis B vaccinations at Princeton Updated: Dec-09-13 10:29 pm
- Some Utah clinics not offering HPV vaccine Updated: Dec-09-13 6:11 pm
- Health Dept.: flu yet to reach Vt, but it's coming Updated: Dec-09-13 11:51 am
- Providence to hold free flu vaccine clinic Updated: Dec-04-13 2:08 am
- Court grants stay in fight over UNMH flu policy Updated: Dec-03-13 8:19 pm
- Pa. researchers publish century of disease data Updated: Nov-28-13 11:55 am
- Whooping cough shot cuts illness, maybe not spread Updated: Nov-25-13 5:39 pm
- Flu season starts earlier than usual in Wisconsin Updated: Nov-21-13 12:14 pm
- Pentagon honors Fort Detrick vaccine researcher Updated: Nov-18-13 4:32 pm
- Frederick Rescue Mission offers free flu shots Updated: Nov-16-13 12:40 pm
- Bird flu strain infects human for 1st time Updated: Nov-14-13 5:22 am
- DHEC holding flu vaccine clinic in Swansea Updated: Nov-14-13 4:09 am
- Syrian civil war prompts polio vaccination effort Updated: Nov-13-13 2:26 pm
- Health department begins flu vaccine campaign Updated: Nov-13-13 12:25 pm
- UN: 21 nations take up polio 'emergency' Updated: Nov-13-13 9:28 am
NEW YORK - New York City soon will require young children who go to preschool or day care to get the flu vaccine.
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont dropped to the second healthiest state in the country, after Hawaii, in a national ranking released Wednesday.
HONOLULU - Hawaii has returned to the top of an annual, national state-by-state health ranking.
DENVER - A group of health organizations led by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment wants to make it harder for parents of students to pass on vaccinations.
PRINCETON, New Jersey - Princeton University has begun vaccinating nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States.
SALT LAKE CITY - The public health director for five southwest Utah counties said his department's clinics do not offer the vaccine for the human papillomavirus, or HPV, because of high costs and low demand.
BURLINGTON, Vermont - The Vermont Health Department says no cases of influenza have been reported in the state so far this season, but it's on its way.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Anyone who needs a flu vaccine can get one for free at a clinic in Providence that will also offer vaccines to prevent whooping cough and pneumonia.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A state district court judge has granted a temporary stay in the fight over UNM Hospital's flu shot policy for its workers.
PITTSBURGH - Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have published more than a century's worth of data on scores of infectious diseases they compiled while putting together computer models and simulations for research.
ATLANTA - A government study offers a new theory on why the whooping cough vaccine doesn't seem to be working as well as expected.
MILWAUKEE - State and local health officials say the flu season is starting earlier than usual in Wisconsin.
FREDERICK, Maryland - The Pentagon is honoring a scientist at Fort Detrick in Frederick with its top award for career civilian employees.
FREDERICK, Maryland - More than a 100 people got free flu shots during an event at the Frederick Rescue Mission.
LONDON - A strain of bird flu that scientists thought could not infect people has shown up in a Taiwanese woman, a nasty surprise that shows scientists must do more to spot worrisome flu strains before they ignite a global outbreak, doctors say.
SWANSEA, South Carolina - The state health department is partnering with Lexington Medical Center to vaccinate people against the flu.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon - Health officials are rushing to vaccinate millions of children from Egypt to Turkey, fearing a polio outbreak in Syria could spread as tens of thousands of refugees flee the civil war.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The state health department has kicked off its annual flu vaccine campaign, urging people to get prepared for flu season.
GENEVA - Some 21 nations in the Middle East and nearby regions have jointly made the eradication of polio an emergency priority and recognized that Pakistan is a key part of the problem, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.