- China arrests 135 for illegally buying, selling vaccines Updated: May-21-16 2:37 am
BEIJING - China has arrested 135 people in 22 provinces for illegally buying and selling vaccines, in the latest scandal shaking the Chinese public's confidence in vaccine safety.
- Wisconsin sisters to appeal dismissal of ovary failure cases Updated: May-19-16 1:28 pm
MOUNT HOREB, Wisconsin - The attorney for two Wisconsin sisters says they plan to appeal the dismissal of their claims that a cervical cancer vaccine caused their ovaries to fail.
- Large HIV vaccine study planned in South Africa this fall Updated: May-18-16 1:09 pm
WASHINGTON - Scientists are planning a major study of an experimental HIV vaccine in South Africa later this year.
- Oklahoma lawmakers fail to override veto on vaccine bill Updated: May-16-16 6:26 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma House on Monday failed to override the governor's veto of a bill that would have required Oklahoma doctors to obtain informed consent from a legal representative before vaccinating a child.
- After 3 months, Congress ready to act on Obama's Zika call Updated: May-16-16 1:55 pm
WASHINGTON - Congress is ready to act on President Barack Obama's long-stalled request for emergency funds to combat the Zika virus, which has been linked to serious birth defects and other major health problems.
- Advocate to operate Chicago area Walgreens health clinics Updated: May-16-16 1:03 pm
CHICAGO - The largest health system in Illinois is preparing to take over operations of more than 50 neighborhood health clinics located in Walgreens stores across the Chicago region.
- Michigan agency: Numbers show chickenpox cases up in 2016 Updated: May-12-16 2:11 am
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says preliminary numbers show chickenpox cases were up this year through April compared with last year.
- Officials: 3 under home quarantine after exposure to measles Updated: May-11-16 5:46 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Four Mississippi residents are clear of any risk of measles but officials are monitoring three others.
- Iowa officials worry about rise in unvaccinated children Updated: May-11-16 4:08 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The number of parents seeking religious exemptions to Iowa vaccination requirements is still climbing despite health officials' efforts to ease concerns about the shots.
- Court: OK to deny benefits to worker who objected to vaccine Updated: May-01-16 12:25 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A hospital can deny unemployment benefits to a former employee who objected to receiving a flu vaccine, according to a recent ruling from the Kansas Court of Appeals.
- Complaint accuses hospital of religious discrimination Updated: Apr-30-16 3:24 pm
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - A complaint filed by a federal agency is accusing Mission Hospital of religious discrimination and violating federal law for firing three workers who refused to adhere to the hospital's flu vaccine requirement and declined the shot.
- Governor vetoes bill requiring vaccine information Updated: Apr-29-16 6:39 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed a bill that would have required doctors administering vaccines to provide certain information about the benefits and risks of vaccines.
- Shelby County has more measles cases than rest of US Updated: Apr-28-16 12:49 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Shelby County is home to more measles cases than the rest of the U.S. combined after an outbreak that began last week.
- Advocates hold NYC protest over price of pneumonia vaccine Updated: Apr-27-16 5:17 pm
NEW YORK - Doctors Without Borders protested the price of pneumonia vaccines Wednesday by leading a march through midtown Manhattan and delivering a crib filled with flowers to a pharmaceutical company.
- GSK sees rise in sales of vaccines, healthcare products Updated: Apr-27-16 9:21 am
LONDON - Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline says higher sales of vaccines and consumer healthcare products pushed up its earnings from core business by 19 percent in the first quarter.
- Arkansas health officials urge measles awareness Updated: Apr-26-16 3:01 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas health officials are urging residents to stay up to date on their vaccinations after six cases of measles were confirmed in Memphis, Tennessee.
- Colorado vaccine database proposal fails for the year Updated: Apr-25-16 2:51 pm
DENVER - Colorado won't be starting a database this year to track kids who have not been vaccinated.