May 22, 2013

A new vaccine against pneumococcal disease appears as safe as an older one, according to a new study.

February 26, 2013

A Virginia-based pharmacy school will collaborate with an alliance of more than 22,000 pharmacies around the country to find ways to promote and increase pneumococcal vaccinations among elderly and high-risk people.

January 28, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new use for a pneumococcal vaccine made by Pfizer, the drug maker said.

August 16, 2012

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy on Tuesday announced that it now is offering immunizations for influenza, whooping cough, pneumonia and shingles on a walk-in basis at all of its locations.

June 15, 2012

GlaxoSmithKline has received regulatory approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a vaccine designed to prevent invasive disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroups C and Y and Haemophilus influenzae type B.

January 26, 2012

Pharmacists in Florida are hoping to expand the kinds of vaccinations they can administer, according to published reports.

January 3, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a Pfizer vaccine for Streptococcus pneumoniae in adults ages 50 years and older, the company said.

August 16, 2011

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy on Tuesday announced that it is now offering immunizations for influenza, pneumonia and whooping cough on a walk-in basis.

April 21, 2011

Merck and Sanofi Pasteur have started a late-stage clinical trial of a combination vaccine for six childhood diseases, the companies said Thursday.

January 27, 2011

Seniors of Hispanic descent are far less likely to become immunized against the flu or pneumonia, compared with white seniors, according to a new RAND study released earlier this week.

October 31, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for bacterial infections made by...

October 10, 2010

Humanity has come a long way since the days when people thought sickness came from...

September 16, 2010

Drug-resistant bacterial infections recently have been reported in more than 20 states across the United...

August 19, 2010

An anti-inflammatory drug approved 60 years ago may help fight against a fungal infection of...

March 17, 2010

A phase-3 clinical trial found that a pneumococcal disease vaccine was well-tolerated and immunogenic in...

February 23, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a vaccine for preventing pneumococcal disease in children,...

October 6, 2008

Nearly 1,300 Rite Aid pharmacies will offer a one-day flu clinic on October 21, 22...