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Boston Hospital Testing Vaccine For Common ‘C. Diff’ Infection

Efforts are now underway in Boston to stop one of the most dangerous types of hospital infections, ‘C. Diff’.

WBZ-TV–02/18/2014

Child gets vaccine. (WBZ-TV photo)

Growing Number Of Families Opt Out Of Vaccines For Kids

Vaccines have been proven to prevent childhood diseases like whooping cough, measles, and mumps. But, not all parents are convinced the shots are safe for their kids.

12/18/2013

Flu shot (WBZ-TV photo)

More Options Available To Protect Yourself Against The Flu

For the first time there are vaccines that protect against four strains of influenza.

10/11/2013

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Vaccination Clinics Set After Second NH Restaurant Worker Diagnosed With Hepatitis A

New Hampshire health officials say a second worker at a Contoocook restaurant has developed hepatitis A and that between 100 and 200 people might have been exposed to the liver disease.

08/30/2013

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Colleges Fight The Flu As Students Return To Class

Students returning to classes from winter break were greeted with warning signs and flu kits.

01/14/2013

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Several Mass. Communities Facing Flu Vaccine Shortages

As Massachusetts faces a spike in the number of influenza cases, health officials in towns across the state say they’re running out of vaccinations.

01/11/2013

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Flu Outbreak Spreads Like Wildfire

January 12, 2013 The flu outbreak continues to spread like wildfire with more than 700 reported cases here in Boston. On Wednesday January 9th, Boston Mayor Tom Menino declared a public health emergency and this […]

WBZ-TV–01/10/2013

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

DPH: 18 Flu Deaths In Massachusetts

18 people in Massachusetts have died from the flu this season, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Wednesday.

01/09/2013

Cancer patient Liz Thomason tested two different vaccines.

Vaccine Gives New Hope For Patients With Ovarian Cancer

An experimental vaccine created by taking blood cells and protein from a tumor was designed by doctors to prevent future cancer.

08/09/2011

Boston health officials handed out free MMR vaccinations to more than 100 people on Friday. (credit: Bernice Corpuz)

Officials Announce 3rd Suspected Measles Case In Boston

Boston health officials said there is another suspected case of the measles in the city.

02/25/2011

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