vaccines

Pharmacists Now Allowed to Administer Vaccines to Kids, But Pediatricians Call Move 'Misguided'

The United States is expanding access to vaccines amid the coronavirus pandemic. Pharmacists in all 50 states will be able to administer vaccines to children aged 3-18 under a new directive. Read more now.
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How to Participate in a Coronavirus Vaccine Trial

Multiple large scale vaccine trials are being conducted around the country with cohorts of as many as 30,000 people participating. See the details.
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72% of Sports Fans Polled Won't Attend Games Until There's a Coronavirus Vaccine

Even if the country opens back up for business again soon, sports fans may not flock back to the games.
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Measles Count in U.S. Is Already Higher This Year Than in All of 2018

There are already more cases of measles in the United States this year than in all of 2018. According to the Associated Press , the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Monday that there have been 387 cases through March in the U.S. compared to 372 total cases last year. The 2019...
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Measles Vaccine Doesn't Cause Autism, Massive Study Finds

As the U.S. grapples with its worst measles outbreak in years, a new study of half a million Danish children finds that there's "no association whatsoever" between the measles vaccine and the development of autism. The study also showed that the vaccine was 97 percent effective in combating measles...
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