Hospitalizations for rotavirus down 86 percent in U.S. due to vaccine

The rotavirus vaccine, which was introduced in early 2006, reduced the U.S. rate of rotavirus-connected diarrhea requiring hospitalization in children under the age of two by 86 percent between July 2007 and June 2008, according to a recent study. Read More »

Incorrectly filled out forms result in poor, inaccurate Miami-Dade vaccination rate

A task force from Miami-Dade County, Florida, has determined that the reported low vaccination rate for kindergartners for the 2010-2011 school year was the result of a form incorrectly filled out by healthcare providers. Read More »

Milwaukee cab driver positive for rubella

The city of Milwaukee issued a health alert last week after a taxi driver tested positive for rubella, or German measles. Read More »

Flu activity declines but continues in U.S.

U.S. Health officials recently announced that influenza activity is continuing in the Pacific Northwest, but is in decline throughout much of the United States. Read More »