Vaccines have prevented an estimated 100 million cases of serious childhood contagious diseases in the nearly 90 years since the vaccine for pertussis, or whooping cough, became available, according to a new study.
Legislation proposed in Texas' state legislature would expand the range of vaccines that pharmacists can administer to children.
Childhood vaccination rates are on the rise, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a vaccine for preventing tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough in elderly patients.
The Louisiana State Senate passed legislation that would expand the authority given to pharmacists to administer immunizations.
Supervalu on Wednesday announced the supermarket chain had plenty of shingles vaccinations on hand, despite current reports about a shortage of the vaccinations.