How the San Diego County, California vaccine program is working to get kids immunized

San Diego, California (CNN) The state’s top health official has announced a $50 million push to develop a vaccine that can protect people who have a rare type of coronavirus.The state’s Department of Public Health has been working on the vaccine for more than a year, using the public health resources of the state’s biggest […]

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Vaccine maker Roche to get FDA approval for polio vaccine

New York City-based Roche will get FDA clearance to start selling a vaccine to fight polio in the United States, according to a filing Wednesday with the Food and Drug Administration.The company’s application for approval comes as the world is scrambling to get vaccines to millions of people in countries such as Afghanistan and Pakistan.The […]

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Why the world is still waiting for an outbreak of measles in Europe

A measles outbreak has been linked to a Disneyland resort in California, according to new data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The new data, which covers the first week of February, reveals that Disneyland, in Anaheim, California, had 832 cases, more than double the previous record set in October of 2015, […]

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