July 31, 2012

Following regulatory approval by the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, GlaxoSmithKline confirmed it has begun shipping the first lots of its 2012-2013 seasonal influenza vaccines to healthcare providers and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention distribution centers.

June 18, 2012

More people had gotten their influenza vaccine by November 2011 than they had by November 2010, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and last year's triumvirate virus was a good match for the predominant flu strains in circulation.

April 6, 2012

An intranasal vaccine that includes four weakened strains of influenza could do a better job in protecting children from the flu than current vaccines, research released Tuesday by St. Louis University found.

March 1, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved what it called the first flu vaccine to prevent four strains of the influenza virus.

February 1, 2012

As many as 111 million Americans had gotten a flu shot by mid-November, representing 36% of the 305 million Americans older than 6 months of age, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in early December.

January 24, 2012

In an effort to help chronically ill Americans that rely on safety net clinics for their medical care, AstraZeneca has donated $3.8 million worth of prescription medicines to AmeriCares.

September 28, 2011

Sanofi Pasteur on Wednesday launched an awareness campaign to inform Florida residents ages 65 years and older about the importance of influenza protection and the key role vaccination plays in helping to improve the body's immune response against the virus.

September 8, 2011

Fred Meyer customers seeking to be immunized against the flu this fall now have a needle-free option.

July 19, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new influenza vaccine formulation for the 2011-2012 flu season, the agency said Monday.

April 25, 2011

Anglo-Swedish drug maker AstraZeneca has made the drug vandetanib available to certain thyroid cancer patients.

October 11, 2010

Supervalu's Jewel-Osco stores announced a flu prevention program with vaccinations available in all locations with...

September 16, 2010

Emergent BioSolutions has landed a $51 million contract from the Department of Health and Human...

September 6, 2010

Regional pharmacy chain Kerr Drug is kicking off its immunization program early this year to...

September 1, 2010

Solantic has announced the launch of its flu vaccination program for the 2010-2011 flu season...

August 29, 2010

AstraZeneca's biologics unit has received a second complete response letter from the Food and Drug...

August 26, 2010

Navarro Discount Pharmacy has announced that it is offering seasonal flu shots through its 27...

August 24, 2010

All 43 of United Supermarkets’ pharmacies will offer flu vaccinations and tips to avoid the...

August 19, 2010

RediClinic, which operates more than 20 clinics in H-E-B grocery stores in Houston and Austin,...

April 11, 2010

Vaccines likely would work better in protecting children from flu if they included both strains...

January 10, 2010

CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic are urging more Americans to get their H1N1 flu vaccination this week,...

January 4, 2010

CVS/pharmacy has expanded the availability of H1N1 flu vaccine to more than 220 stores throughout...

January 3, 2010

Rite Aid now is offering H1N1 flu shots by its certified immunizing pharmacists at 1,257...

September 20, 2009

This story was picked up yesterday by our Drug Store News team for the Weekly...

September 13, 2009

There’s a reason there is such a great emphasis on school-aged children with the pending...