Category: Vaccinations

Coronavirus Vaccine Ready for Human Testing

March 4th, 2020
On February 25, the drug maker Moderna said that the first batch of the coronavirus vaccine is ready for the government to start testing on humans. Vaccine for Coronavirus Moderna has shipped vials of the medicine, called mRNA-1273, to the National I… more »

Decline in Vaccinations in Children Under Two

October 24th, 2018
The percentage of American children under two years of age who haven’t received any recommended vaccinations quadrupled in the past 17 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Drop in Vaccinations Among children born i… more »

FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Smallpox

July 25th, 2018
On Friday, July 13, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first drug to treat smallpox. Smallpox Treatment TPOXX is a small-molecule antiviral treatment. Until now, smallpox treatment consisted of managing symptoms and trea… more »

Flu Season Continues to Worsen

February 7th, 2018
This year’s tough flu season is continuing on and has already claimed the lives of at least 37 children in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Flu Continues Influenza continues to be widespread in… more »

Early Start to Flu Season

December 20th, 2017
Flu season is off to an early start this year, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention Epidemic Intelligence Service. Flu Season Arrives Early A team of public health experts analyzed national data on flu… more »