June 8, 2012

Immunisation 101

You have just had your baby. However, as you leave the hospital and go back to the ‘real’ world, you soon realise that the things you […]
November 30, 2011

Infant Vaccines May Work Better If Given in Afternoon

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay News) — As many parents can attest, a rough night may follow when their baby has been to the doctor for their […]
August 18, 2011

Kids Benefit From Flu Vaccine via Shot or Spray, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Aug. 18 (HealthDay News) — Children younger than 3 years old receive roughly the same amount of protection from the flu vaccine regardless of which […]
June 29, 2011

Flu Shots for Pregnant Women Also Protect Newborns, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, June 29 (HealthDay News) — Giving flu shots to pregnant women also protects their newborns, researchers say.  Flu vaccination is recommended for anyone older than […]
February 13, 2011

Vaccines: Pros and Cons

The average South African child can expect at least 23 vaccinations before the age of 10, with the first doses routinely given soon after birth. Whether […]
January 26, 2011

Fear of Vaccines Has a Long, Persistent History

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 26 (HealthDay News) — As long as vaccinations against disease have been around, there have been die-hard opponents convinced that these shots do more […]