Study: Whooping Cough Vaccination Fades Early

A new preliminary study shows that children may need more frequent vaccines to prevent pertussis, known as whooping cough.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2011

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Flu Shots Available In Macomb County

The Macomb County Health Department will offer the seasonal flu vaccine beginning Monday, Sept. 19, at its Mount Clemens, Warren and St. Clair Shores Health Centers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2011


NanoBio, UM Develop Nasal Vaccine To Prevent Urinary Infections

NanoBio Corp. today announced a licensing agreement with the University of Michigan that provides NanoBio with rights to an antigen that has been shown to prevent urinary tract infections following intranasal vaccination

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2011

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WSU Researcher Files For Patent On Chlamydia Vaccine

A Wayne State University School of Medicine researcher has developed a potential first-ever vaccine for Chlamydia, the world’s most prevalent sexually transmitted disease and the leading cause of new cases of blindness.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2011

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It’s Not Too Late For A Flu Shot

If you think flu season is over in Michigan, think again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2011

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Flu May Have Killed 2 In Genesee County

Genesee County Health Department officials say two people have died this year from apparent flu-related illnesses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2011

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MSU Researchers On Mission To Eradicate Polio

Using a $384,000 World Health Organization grant, researchers will design a health communication plan urging people in Nigeria to get the polio vaccine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/26/2010


NanoBio Gets $6M Gates Grant For Nasal RSV Vaccine

Ann Arbor-based NanoBio Corporation announced Tuesday that it has received a $6 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support development of an intranasal vaccine for Respiratory Syncytial Virus.


Supreme Court Hears Case About Vaccine Side Effects

Parents who say their daughter allegedly suffered serious health problems from a childhood vaccine are trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow them to sue the manufacturer.