immunization

picture of a syringe containing flu vaccine
September 19, 2018

After last year’s rough flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and doctors are recommending that people get their flu shots early. Dr.

June 25, 2018

Several years ago, during a time of stress, Seattle cabinet maker Michael Barton developed a case of shingles. [See related video.]

picture of woman wiping her nose after sneezing
October 9, 2017

(Downloadable video for web and broadcast, and broadcast script)  Dr. John Lynch gives guidance about protecting yourself from the annual influenza threat.

The University of Washington School of Pharmacy, Bartell Drugs and QFC Pharmacy will partner with Washington State Health Care Authority in a unique project to increase pharmacy-based immunizations.

New research finds no evidence that thimerosal-containing vaccines cause negative behaviors or result in neuropathology in infant primates, according to a

A bill in the state legislature to narrow parents’ ability to avoid immunizing their children failed yesterday in the House. Rep.

Thimerosal-containing vaccines did no harm to neurodevelopment, cognition or behavior in infant primates, a research study shows.

When too many healthy people opt out of immunizations, the whole population -- not just those who skipped shots -- becomes more vulnerable to disease.

Fewer than half of Americans have gotten a flu shot so far this flu season. This might be a bad sign for a season that could be potentially severe, infectious-disease experts said Thursday.

Parents who refused to immunize their children also tended to turn down fluoride treatments for them, according to a study from the University of Washington School of Public Health.

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