In 2011 the U.S. government ran a war game to simulate how a San Francisco-sized city would cope with an anthrax attack by terrorists.
Despite scientific evidence and confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that childhood vaccines help rather than hurt, some parents still harbor doubts about immunizing their kids. A recent study from the Institute of Medicine further underscores the safety of the federal childhood immunization schedule.
The global pediatric vaccine market will likely hit a value of more than $23 billion by 2015, a market analysis shows. GlaxoSmithKline leads the charge with nearly a quarter of the global market.
After the CDC lowered the flu shot age recommendation to include 2- to 4-year-olds in 2006, hospitals saw a drastic decline in emergency room visits for flu-like illnesses, according to a study
Young children must receive a host of vaccines before starting school. However, the CDC says kids 11 years and older often don't get the boosters and shots they need to stay up-to-date with their
Investigators have started a Phase III study in the U.S. of a hexavalent pediatric vaccine created by Merck and Sanofi Pasteur. The vaccine is designed to protect against diphtheria, tetanus,
When it comes to vaccines and children, often repeated myths continue to pass for truth among many parents. Despite widespread debunking of research that showed a link between vaccines and autism,