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The Hartford CourantProtein Sciences Corp., the Meriden-based drug research and development firm with a long and colorful history in Connecticut, is investing millions of dollars in a new manufacturing facility for its flu vaccine — in Rockland County, N.Y. The...
Tags: West Haven, AIDS, Executive Branch, Flu Vaccine, Meriden
It'sfluseason again. In case you aren't aware, influenza is bad again this year. I've known several people already to get the infection and it sounds like it must be a pretty nasty strain. Influenza, or flu, is caused by the influenzavirus. The...
NANGALE, Tanzania — Huddled with his younger brother, the young man laughs easily, conspiratorially, at the commotion caused by the presence of curious foreigners in his family's modest compound outside this small village. But when you ask 19-...
Dinners planned Elks Lodge 278, at 326 N. Jonathan St., will offer chicken and fish dinners Friday night and Saturday at 6 p.m. and next weekend, Friday, Jan. 25, and Saturday, Jan. 26. Revival is this weekend Greater Campher Temple, 125 Bethel...
Concerns are growing about chickenpox in Indiana. Two Terre Haute schools are fighting a chickenpox outbreak—and a Parke County school announced Wednesday that it would exclude students without chickenpox vaccinations. Vigo County health officials...
Tags: Health, Health and Safety at School, MRSA, Autism, Amputation
There's been a lot of controversy over the HPV vaccine. Because Gardasil is designed to protect young people against human papillomavirus, a common sexually transmitted disease, some people believe the inoculation gives teens the go-ahead to have sex....
If you could vaccinate your kids against cancer, wouldn't you do it? The answer may sound obvious. But we can vaccinate our kids against some vicious types of cancer -- and many parents are deliberately choosing not to. Why? Because the cancers...
The CDC has sent Indiana its first shipment of flu vaccines, and providers across the state will likely start off with more safeguards as compared to this time last year. Area health officials, in the meantime, are urging families to get vaccinated early....
Tags: Heart Disease, Flu Vaccine, Georgetown, Flu, Diabetes
The Marion County Public Health Department begins flu shot clinics Monday. The vaccine is recommended for anyone who is at least six months or older, and especially for those who might be at higher risk to developing serious complications. Those at...
Tags: Tetanus, Asthma, Flu Vaccine, Georgetown, Flu
Fall allergy season is predicted to be the worst this year because of the drought. The allergy season started between four to six weeks ago. Wishard Respiratory Therapist Jamie Lee said there has been an increase in ragweed, which caused people to...
Flu season has officially started and although most influenza cases don't begin to pop up till late October, doctors say September is a perfect time to get vaccinated. And that includes getting shots for your youngsters and teens. This week, the American...
The sniffling and sneezing hasn’t kicked in yet, but experts are already warning people to get vaccinated for the flu early. The vaccine has been delivered to many hospitals and clinics. After the 2009 swine flu outbreak, experts say the number...
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