Vaccines in the News

Vaccines in the News

Needle-Free Flu Vaccine Patch Works as Well as a Shot June 28, 2017
A press-on patch that delivers flu vaccine painlessly worked as well as an old-fashioned flu shot with no serious side effects, researchers reported Tuesday. People who tried out the patch said it was not difficult or painful to use, and tests of their blood suggested the vaccine it delivers created about the same immune response as a regular flu shot, the team reported in the Lancet medical journal. [+] more
John Oliver makes case for vaccines using infant son's health struggles June 26, 2017
For everyone who believes vaccines are dangerous, Sunday's Last Week Tonightspent half an hour arguing the opposite. John Oliver tackled the anti-vaccination movement with a lengthy segment on this week's show, in which he condemned everything from Internet memes to actor Rob Schneider for spreading misinformation about medical myths. [+] more
La Plata, Montezuma counties students not up-to-date on vaccinations June 23, 2017
Many students at schools in La Plata and Montezuma counties are not up to date on their vaccinations, according to statewide school data released by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment for the 2016-17 school year. [+] more
CDC panel again advises against FluMist June 21, 2017
Shots will continue to be the main option for the upcoming flu season. A US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee recommended Wednesday that FluMist, the nasal spray influenza vaccine, not be used during the 2017-18 season. [+] more
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