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FACT FOCUS: States, not CDC, set school vaccine requirements

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee on Thursday voted that the agency should update its recommended immunization…

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Panel votes to add COVID shots to recommended vaccinations

NEW YORK — COVID-19 shots should be added to the lists of recommended vaccinations for kids and adults, a panel…

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Radioactive waste finding raises worries at Missouri school

FLORISSANT, Mo. — Radioactive waste in a creek that meanders through part of suburban St. Louis has long been suspected…

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Expired drug kills 10 child Leukemia patients in Yemen

CAIRO — Some 10 child Leukemia patients in Yemen have died, and dozens more left seriously ill, after being administered…

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EU regulator recommends clearing Takeda’s dengue vaccine

LONDON — The European Medicines Agency on Friday recommended the authorization of a dengue vaccine made by the Japanese pharmaceutical…

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FDA clears updated COVID boosters for kids as young as 5

The U.S. on Wednesday authorized updated COVID-19 boosters for children as young as 5, seeking to expand protection ahead of…

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Gambia urgently recalls syrups blamed for 66 child deaths

BANJUL, Gambia — Gambia has launched an urgent door-to-door campaign to remove cough and cold syrups blamed for the deaths…

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Babies in Tigray dying at 4 times pre-war levels, study says

NAIROBI, Kenya — Babies in Ethiopia‘s embattled Tigray region are dying in their first month of life at four times…

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Oklahoma governor urges action on anti-transgender medicine

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill Tuesday targeting medical treatments for transgender youth and called on…

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Study tries to see if child vaccines and asthma are linked

NEW YORK — A number of scientists have wondered if aluminum, a vaccine additive that has been used for decades,…

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