Vaccine

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Md. Hospital Part Of Group Attempting To Create Ebola Vaccine

A third U.S. doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia will be treated at a special hospital in Nebraska. More than 1,900 people have died in the outbreak in West Africa.

09/04/2014

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1st Human Trials With Ebola Vaccine To Begin Next Week In Maryland

The Ebola virus is killing people in Western Africa even faster than before. It could affect more than 20,000 people before the epidemic is over.

08/28/2014

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Health Officials: Forget Ebola; Worry About The Flu

The Ebola threat continues to be a real concern overseas–with 932 deaths and more than a thousand infected. But health officials say the flu is a much bigger threat to people here in Maryland.

08/09/2014

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Health Experts Say Flu Shot Is The Best Shot Against Spiking Virus In Md.

The number of flu cases in Maryland is ramping up. Clinics and emergency rooms are starting to see a spike in the number of people feeling the effects of flu-like symptoms.

01/06/2014

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Pregnant Nurse In Fear Of Miscarriage Fired For Refusing Flu Vaccine

A woman who lives just over the border in Pennsylvania is drawing national attention for her beliefs.

12/30/2013

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Pentagon Honors Fort Detrick Vaccine Researcher

The Pentagon is honoring a scientist at Fort Detrick in Frederick with its top award for career civilian employees.

11/18/2013

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Expert Q&A: Childhood Vaccine Safety

For parents, childhood vaccines are a source of reassurance, but also anxiety about side effects and reactions.

10/23/2013

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Study: More Higher Income Parents Opt Out Of Whooping Cough Vaccine

A surge in whooping cough cases may be linked in part to parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children.

10/21/2013

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Rate Of Flu Vaccination Among Adults Lagging Behind Children

More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.

10/07/2013

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Md. Researchers Test Vaccine Ahead Of Potential Bird Flu Pandemic

A new strain of bird flu has researchers rushing to find a vaccine. Unlike earlier strains, this new one appears capable of mutating into a deadly pandemic.

09/19/2013

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New Choices For Seasonal Flu Vaccines

It’s fall. The kids are back at school, college football rivalries are in high gear, and — oh, yeah — it’s time to get a flu vaccine.

09/18/2013

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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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