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Pneumococcal Vaccine FAQs
In 2017, pneumonia killed nearly 50,000 people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But there is a vaccine that can prevent this lung infection.
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
An effective COVID-19 vaccine may be one of the key ways to end the coronavirus pandemic. That's why health officials are continuing to push forward on a possible vaccine.
Meningococcal Disease and Your Teen
Teens and young adults face an increased risk for meningococcal disease. Here's everything you need to know about meningococcal disease.
A Vaccine for Dengue Fever, for Some
Until recently, there was no vaccine for dengue fever in the United States.
Protect Yourself from Tetanus
Tetanus is dangerous. It’s also preventable.
Vaccines: Not Just Kid Stuff
Immunizations aren't just for kids. Adults need vaccinations, too. Staying up to date on your vaccinations is one of the easiest ways to prevent disease.
Men and HPV Vaccination
Despite human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programs becoming available to the public in 2009, vaccination rates among men remained relatively low, a new study found.
What You Need to Know About the HPV Vaccine
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves from HPV and cervical cancer.
Teen Girls and the HPV Vaccine
In the US, routine HPV vaccination is recommended for all girls before age 13. So why are so many still not getting vaccinated?
Tdap Vaccine Appears Safe for Moms-to-Be
The safety of whooping cough vaccination during pregnancy can be a big concern for expecting moms and their doctors. But a new finding may help put that fear to rest.