Efforts are now underway in Boston to stop one of the most dangerous types of hospital infections, ‘C. Diff’.
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.
For the first time there are vaccines that protect against four strains of influenza.
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.
Students returning to classes from winter break were greeted with warning signs and flu kits.
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.
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 […]
18 people in Massachusetts have died from the flu this season, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Wednesday.
An experimental vaccine created by taking blood cells and protein from a tumor was designed by doctors to prevent future cancer.
Boston health officials said there is another suspected case of the measles in the city.