Category: Vaccinations

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 »

Bad Flu Season for Australia Could Mean Bad Flu Season for U.S.

October 4th, 2017
A bad flu season in Australia is serving as a warning sign for the United States. Flu Hits Australia There has been two and a half times more flu cases reported to Australia’s National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System this year, compared with t… more »