Measles Outbreak: New York State Ends Religious Exemptions For VaccinationsGov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill yesterday that ended vaccination exemptions based on religious beliefs.
Officials Push For New York Lawmakers To End Religious Vaccination ExemptionsSuch exemptions are believed to have led to the current outbreak.
Mumps Vaccine Wearing Off May Be Driving Spike Among StudentsThere has been a mumps vaccine for decades, but cases are on the rise among young adults, even those who got the vaccine as children.
Experimental Zika Vaccine To Begin Human TestingAn experimental vaccine for the Zika virus is due to begin human testing in coming weeks, after getting the green light from U.S. health officials.
NJ Nurse Accused of Reusing Flu Shot SyringesThe board said in a consent order that the nurse `administered an inadequate amount of the flu vaccine to patients using single-use syringes
Concern Mounts After CDC Says This Season's Flu Vaccine Only 23 Percent EffectiveThe poor showing is primarily because the vaccine doesn't include the bug that is making most people sick, health officials say.
New Jersey-Based Johnson & Johnson Begins Testing Ebola VaccineNew Brunswick, New Jersey-based Johnson & Johnson has begun testing an Ebola vaccine in humans, intended to counter a strain of the virus similar to the one that has wreaked havoc in West Africa.
New York State Health Department Says Flu Is Now 'Prevalent'Flu season is officially here. The State Department of Health said the virus is now "prevalent" in New York.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Officials: Meningitis Cases In HIV Positive Gay Men Under InvestigationNew York City's Health Department says it's investigating three cases of meningitis that have developed in HIV-positive gay men over the last two weeks.
NYC Health Department Investigating Measles OutbreakThe health department said seven adults and nine children have been diagnosed to date and four people have been hospitalized.
NYC Seeks To Vaccinate More Kids Against FluHealth Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley says 65 percent of children aged 6 to 59 months received an influenza vaccination in the past year.
Princeton Begins Vaccinating For Meningitis BThe Ivy League school has experienced an outbreak of type B meningococcal disease. Seven students and one student visitor have been stricken by the bacterial illness since March.
Princeton To Begin Administering Meningitis Vaccine MondayPrinceton University is about to administer the first doses of a vaccine against meningitis.
Feds Agree To Import Bexsero For Possible Use At PrincetonFederal health officials have agreed to import a meningitis vaccine approved in Europe and Australia but not the U.S. as officials at Princeton University consider measures to stop the spread of the disease on the Ivy League campus.