A government study out Thursday reported that this season’s flu vaccine is only 23 percent effective, one of the worst performances in the last decade.
A government study out Thursday reported that this season’s flu vaccine is only 23 percent effective. The vaccine’s effectiveness over the last 10 years has ranged from a low of 10 percent in the 2004-05 season to a high of 60 percent in 2010-11.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The number of Wyoming students taking vaccinations needed for public schools went up last school year — and the number who declining vaccinations dropped — according to new state health department data.
Below are listed U.S. patents issued to Montana inventors March 26-April 16, 2013.
A panel of scientists recommended against ramping up a vaccine program as a way to reduce disease prevalence in Yellowstone National Park bison, park officials said Friday.
JACKSON — A dart loaded with tranquilizer makes a "whap" as it connects with the haunches of an unsuspecting bighorn sheep near the base of Miller Butte.
CHEYENNE — The city-county health departments in Wyoming's two largest communities are out of influenza vaccine at what may be the peak of this year's nasty flu season.
With thousands of Montana schoolchildren returning to classes soon, one of the biggest public health threats is pertussis, better known as whooping cough.
The beginning of the school year is a great time to make sure your children’s vaccinations are up to date.
On May 29, Sens. Jon Tester and Max Baucus urged federal research regulators to reconsider restrictions that effectively block research to develop vaccines against brucellosis.
HELENA — Health officials say the number of whooping cough cases in Montana has passed 200 this year and they're encouraging people to get vaccinated against the contagious bacterial infection that can lead to uncontrollable coughing fits.
Kathy Hall has helped with her mother's debilitating case of shingles. A vaccine released in 2006 can protect some seniors who are prone to the illness.
June Mayra discusses the pain and suffering she endures as a result of shingles. A vaccine released in 2006 can protect some seniors who are prone to the illness.
A vaccine released in 2006 can protect some seniors who are prone to shingles.
Dr. Jay F. Kirkpatrick believes the key to wildlife population control isn't in culling out the existing population but in addressing its reproduction.
CORVALLIS - John L. Cantrell, a scientist and developer of additives that make vaccines more effective, has died of natural causes at the age of 72.
CHEYENNE — Wyoming has seen an increase in the number of exemptions it grants for required vaccines in children aged 4, 5 and 6 over the last five years.
Legislation co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is urging vaccination of veterans against a number of illnesses and diseases.
Yellowstone County has been placed under a rabies quarantine after a skunk tested positive for the disease.
All parents want their children to be safe ... safe from injury and disease. In an effort to protect their kids, parents may wonder if vaccination is the best way to protect them from preventable illnesses.