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Good Question: When Is The Best Time To Get The Flu Shot?

Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.

09/18/2013

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Frederick County Schedules 3 Flu Vaccine Clinics

The Frederick County Health Department says it will be offering free flu vaccines for children.

09/09/2013

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Md. Vet Who Aided Foot-And-Mouth Vaccine License Is Up For A National Medal

As a child, Michelle Colby dreamed of becoming an adventurous countryside veterinarian. Cows were her favorites. “It’s in my genes, I believe,” Colby said, remembering the countless visits to her family’s dairy farm in upstate New York.

08/25/2013

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This Year’s Flu Vaccine Guards Against New Strains

Two new strains of influenza have begun circling the globe. The updated vaccine appears to work well against them.

10/15/2012

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Are Kindergarten Kids Getting Their Vaccines?

Federal immunization goals remain unmet, the CDC says.

08/27/2012

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Maryland Among 3 States Awarded Federal Biodefense Contracts

The Texas A&M University System will be the home of one of three national biodefense centers to help the country quickly develop vaccines in the event of a pandemic and strategies for responding to bioterrorism.

06/19/2012

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Health Experts: Boys Should Also Receive HPV Vaccine

A controversial STD vaccine is recommended for young girls. Now doctors say boys need it, too—before they’re sexually active.

10/25/2011

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Anne Arundel County Health Officials Baiting Raccoons With Rabies Vaccine

Raccoons aren’t just a nuisance, they can also be dangerous. The cute and furry critters are the number one carrier of rabies.

09/07/2011

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University Of Maryland To Get AIDS Vaccine Funding

The University of Maryland School of Medicine is announcing a funding consortium to pay for preclinical development of an HIV/AIDS vaccine candidate.

05/05/2011

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Army Starts Clinical Trials On Ricin Vaccine

The Army says it’s starting clinical trials at Fort Detrick on a potential ricin vaccine.

04/13/2011

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