• Vaccine drives face multibillion funding shortfalls

    A push to protect millions of children against preventable diseases has hit financial trouble, with private donations for vaccines falling short, new figures released on Tuesday showed.
  • Flu shot safe for most egg allergic kids: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The flu shot is safe for most kids with egg allergies, a new report in Pediatrics shows.
  • Swine flu may have hit one peak; more to come

    The pandemic of swine flu may be hitting a peak in the Northern Hemisphere, global health officials said on Friday, but they cautioned it was far from over.
  • Regulation, suspicion slow U.S. flu response: hearing

    Vaccine makers praised the U.S. response to the swine flupandemic on Wednesday but said regulatory delays and public suspicion have held up innovative ways to speed and stretch the U.S. influenza vaccine supply.
  • Regulation, suspicion slow U.S. flu response: hearin

    Vaccine makers praised the U.S. response to the swine flupandemic on Wednesday but said regulatory delays and public suspicion have held up innovative ways to speed and stretch the U.S. influenza vaccine supply.
  • Senator proposes paid sick leave for swine flu

    Americans infected by the H1N1 flu virus would be guaranteed paid sick leave under emergency legislation U.S. Senator Chris Dodd plans to unveil on Tuesday in response to the swine flu pandemic.
  • Swine flu not just a threat to young: study

    Swine flu can cause severe disease in people of all ages and appears to pose a special threat to those who are obese, according to an analysis ofH1N1 cases in California released on Tuesday.
  • Kids will need two doses of H1N1 flu vaccine

    Up to 30 million doses of vaccine against the pandemic H1N1 flu have been delivered to the U.S. government and production is now picking up, officials said on Monday.
  • Pregnant women should get flu shot as winter bites: WHO

    Pregnant women and other people at high risk should be vaccinated against the H1N1 swine fluvirus as the cold weather begins to bite in the northern hemisphere, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.
  • More flu vaccine ready in U.S.; kids need 2 doses

    Up to 30 million doses of vaccine against the pandemic H1N1 flu have been delivered to the U.S. government and production is now picking up, officials said on Monday.