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Passengers contacted after woman with measles goes through 3 airportsupdated: Mon Feb 28 2011 10:05:00

State public health officials are contacting airline passengers after a woman with measles traveled through three airports earlier this week, a spokesman for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Saturday.

Travelers warned about measles exposureupdated: Mon Feb 28 2011 10:05:00

A woman may have exposed thousands to measles by flying home from Europe through 3 U.S. airports. Ryan Smith reports.

Autism-vaccine study author defends workupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 07:31:00

Andrew Wakefield answers charges that his study linking autism to vaccines is fraudulent.

Make anti-vaccine parents pay higher premiumsupdated: Fri Jan 21 2011 07:31:00

Evidence disputing any link between autism and vaccines has been gathering for a decade. The anti-vaccine movement's lynchpin, Dr. Andrew Wakefield, has been shown to be nothing more than a grifter in a lab coat, with the prestigious British Medical Journal calling his work "an elaborate fraud."

Probe of early autism-vaccine complaints was limited, report saysupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 07:33:00

The medical journal that published a now-retracted paper linking childhood vaccines to autism conducted only a cursory investigation into complaints about the research when they emerged, another British journal reported Tuesday.

Vaccine study's author held related patent, medical journal reportsupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 05:54:00

The author of a now-retracted study linking autism to childhood vaccines expected a related medical test to rack up sales of up to $43 million a year, a British medical journal reported Tuesday.

Journalist: U.S. should probe Wakefieldupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 05:51:00

Journalist Brian Deer says Andrew Wakefield's autism study was a fraud and that he should face criminal charges.

Few swayed by fraud finding in autism studyupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 05:51:00

The controversy over the existence of a link between autism and vaccines is not likely to end, even after the only study to imply such a link has been discredited, retracted and called an "elaborate fraud."

Retracted autism study an 'elaborate fraud,' British journal findsupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 20:14:00

A now-retracted British study that linked autism to childhood vaccines was an "elaborate fraud" that has done long-lasting damage to public health, a leading medical publication reported Wednesday.

British journal blasts autism studyupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 20:14:00

Report: A now-retracted study linking autism to childhood vaccines was an "elaborate fraud" creating lasting damage.

Ruling: No autism-vaccine linkupdated: Fri Sep 10 2010 17:21:00

In March, CNN's Don Lemon spoke with Dr. Robert Geller about a court ruling that said vaccines aren't linked to autism.

The end of the autism/vaccine debate?updated: Fri Sep 10 2010 17:21:00

On playgrounds and at playdates, it's hard to have a conversation about childhood immunizations without the word autism popping up. In fact, a recent study published in the journal Pediatrics showed that one in four parents is concerned that vaccines can cause autism.

Autism study retractedupdated: Mon May 24 2010 08:13:00

The Lancet is retracting a study that linked vaccines and autism. Elizabeth Cohen reports.

Autism study doctor barred for 'serious misconduct'updated: Mon May 24 2010 08:13:00

The doctor who sparked fears that a childhood vaccine was linked to autism has been barred from practicing medicine after his study was discredited, Britain's General Medical Council announced Monday.

Medical journal retracts study linking autism to vaccineupdated: Wed Feb 03 2010 19:42:00

The medical journal The Lancet on Tuesday retracted a controversial 1998 paper that linked the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine to autism.

22 dead from measles in Zimbabweupdated: Tue Dec 29 2009 10:51:00

Twenty-two people, mainly children below the age of 5, have died of measles in Zimbabwe, the country's state media reported.

CNNMoney: Doctors slash vaccines due to rising costsupdated: Wed Sep 30 2009 15:14:00

Parents who bring their kids to Dr. G. Andrew McIntosh for the chicken pox vaccine are out of luck.

Brown on vaccine, autism linkupdated: Sat Feb 14 2009 08:24:00

CNN's Campbell Brown weighs in on childhood vaccinations and autism.

Autism ruling fails to convince many vaccine-link believersupdated: Sat Feb 14 2009 08:24:00

A special court's Thursday ruling that no proven link exists between autism and certain early childhood vaccines seems to have done little to change the sometimes-passionate opinion fueling the debate.

Commentary: Vaccine support stirs viewersupdated: Fri Feb 13 2009 21:49:00

I knew I was stepping into the middle of a huge controversy when Thursday night, I urged all parents to vaccinate their children.

Commentary: Get your children vaccinated for measlesupdated: Fri Feb 13 2009 16:40:00

What I am about to say, I know, is controversial. And I know that a lot of people are going to disagree with me. But as a mother, with a second child on the way, I believe this is vital to the safety of our children and must be said.

Vaccines and autismupdated: Fri Feb 13 2009 16:40:00

CNN's Campbell Brown encourages parents to get their kids vaccinated after a court said they're not to blame for autism.

No autism, vaccine link foundupdated: Thu Feb 12 2009 15:21:00

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on a court ruling that finds no link between vaccines and autism.

Vaccines didn't cause autism, court rulesupdated: Thu Feb 12 2009 15:21:00

A special court ruled Thursday that evidence presented in three cases by parents of children with autism did not prove a link between autism and certain early childhood vaccines.

Vaccine-autism question divides parents, scientistsupdated: Wed Feb 11 2009 22:47:00

At 13, Michelle Cedillo can't speak, wears a diaper and requires round-the-clock monitoring in case she has a seizure. While her peers go to school or the mall or spend time with friends, the Yuma, Arizona, teenager remains at home, where she entertains herself with picture books and "Sesame Street" and "Blue's Clues" DVDs.

Vaccines: Separating fact from fictionupdated: Wed Nov 05 2008 09:12:00

When Katie Shutters's 13-month-old daughter, Averie, was born, she followed the recommended vaccine schedule for two months. Then she did some research and decided to hold off on additional shots until Averie turned 9 months old. "I liked the idea of my breast milk giving her the immunities she needs and allowing her body to work for her instead of some medicine," says the stay-at-home mom from Indianapolis, Indiana. "She isn't in daycare, and we don't travel overseas. I had concerns about injecting her for no reason."

Study: No link between measles vaccine and autismupdated: Thu Sep 04 2008 16:47:00

The Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine causes neither autism nor gastrointestinal disorders, a study reported Wednesday, disputing a theory that has persisted for a decade.

Autism, vaccines not linkedupdated: Thu Sep 04 2008 16:47:00

A new study finds no link between the measles vaccine and Autism. Elizabeth Cohen discusses the findings on CNN. How My Son Spread the Measlesupdated: Sun May 25 2008 17:35:00

A woman whose child carried the virus back from Europe urges education about vaccination How Safe Are Vaccines?updated: Wed May 21 2008 19:00:00

Parents are opting out of shots for their kids. What the science says about the risks--and what you should do

CDC: Measles outbreak linked to lack of vaccinationsupdated: Thu May 01 2008 19:11:00

Sixty-four cases of measles have been diagnosed in the United States this year, the most in seven years, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Measles cases jumpupdated: Thu May 01 2008 19:11:00

Health officials blame a spike of reported U.S. measles cases on importation and lack of vaccinations.

CDC reports measles outbreakupdated: Thu May 01 2008 19:11:00

The CDC is citing a lack of vaccinations for a measles outbreak this year. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports. Measles Cases Highest in Six Yearsupdated: Thu May 01 2008 16:00:00

Measles outbreaks in several states have led to more than 70 cases so far this year, the worst in six years, health officials said Thursday

Commentary: A view from the CDC on autismupdated: Mon Apr 07 2008 10:28:00

This week, the world has come together to focus on a major public health issue that affects thousands of children and their families around the world -- autism.

Commentary: A view from the CDCupdated: Thu Apr 03 2008 23:27:00

This week, the world has come together to focus on a major public health issue that affects thousands of children and their families around the world -- autism.

Al-Sadr extends Mehdi Army cease-fireupdated: Fri Feb 22 2008 14:33:00

Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has extended for six months the cease-fire he imposed last summer on his Mehdi Army militia, al-Sadr's office in Baghdad said Friday. Making the Case for Vaccinationupdated: Tue Nov 13 2007 15:55:00

A new study shows that immunizations have prevented a record number of deaths in the U.S. So, what's the fuss over vaccines?

Measles deaths down worldwide updated: Fri Jan 19 2007 10:32:00

The number of people who died worldwide from measles has fallen 60 percent since 1999, a decrease being called an incredible achievement in global public health.

Mumps outbreak now in 8 statesupdated: Fri Apr 14 2006 13:41:00

Federal health officials said Friday they are looking into whether air travel is spreading mumps through the Midwest.

CNNMoney: Chiron recalls measles vaccineupdated: Thu Mar 16 2006 09:05:00

Chiron Corp. said Thursday that is recalling its Morupar vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella.

Transcript of Bush speech on pandemic flu strategyupdated: Tue Nov 01 2005 10:26:00

President Bush, in a speech Tuesday at the National Institutes of Health, said the United States must be prepared to detect bird flu outbreaks anywhere in the world, stockpile vaccines and anti-viral drugs and be ready to respond at the federal, state and local levels in the event a pandemic reaches the United States.

Encouraging results for cervical cancer vaccineupdated: Thu Oct 06 2005 10:29:00

Researchers with Merck & Co. report they have been successful at blocking viruses that cause cervical cancer and lesions that become cancerous. About 20 million Americans are living with the virus.

EPA: Lead, bacteria in floodwaterupdated: Wed Sep 07 2005 14:42:00

The EPA said Wednesday that initial findings from New Orleans floodwater sampling indicate high levels of E. coli and coliform bacteria as well as lead.

China adoptions suspension callupdated: Sat Apr 17 2004 01:11:00

U.S. federal disease experts have called for adoptions of children from one Chinese orphanage to be suspended because of a measles outbreak.

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