Study enrolling Seattle-based healthy adult volunteers.
What actually is public health? Here are three examples which show the important role public health plays: Vaccination, traffic safety and smoking reduction
Vaccine design looks simple on paper, but making it work all the way to human use is a whole other story.
Researchers have halted its trial of a promising HIV vaccine, after it was found the vaccine was not providing protection against the virus.
Scientists are just getting started, but their vaccine development strategy will benefit from work that has been done on closely related viruses, SARS and MERS
Human coronaviruses (CoV)have long been regarded as relatively benign causes of the common cold. In recent years, however, new highly pathogenic CoV emerged.
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The vaccine against TB is usually injected into the skin. A new animal study finds injecting it into the bloodstream dramatically boosts its effectiveness.
A Pierce County child under 5 years old died this past weekend from flu-related complications. The child had underlying health concerns that increased the child’s risk.
The child was previously healthy and died on December 15thin a Pierce County hospital. This is the first reported flu death in a child in King County 2009.
Scores of new vaccines are being developed.
Most mothers-to-be in the US – 65% – have not been vaccinated against the flu and whooping cough, putting their and their infants’ health at risk, CDC reports.
During the last flu season, 241 people in Washington died from the flu and its complications – many more were severely sickened and hospitalized.
One of the common myths that leads people to avoid the flu shot is that they think the shot will give them the flu. But that is simply not true.
To help you decide when, where, and how to get your flu shot, Public Health – Seattle & King County has compiled answers to some of your most common questions.