President Trump: FDA To Fast Track Anti-Viral Treatments For Patients With CoronavirusPresident Donald Trump says he's pushed the Food and Drug Administration to eliminate barriers to getting therapeutics for coronavirus to patients.
University Of Pittsburgh To Obtain Samples Of Coronavirus, Work To Develop VaccinePitt’s Center for Vaccine Research announced it's in the process of obtaining samples of novel coronavirus from the CDC.
New Cancer Vaccine Shows Shows Early Promise In Human Clinical TrialsDoctors say a new vaccine undergoing clinical trials at the Mayo Clinic has effectively removed cancer cells, providing new hope for cancer survivors. Lee Mercker was the first to participate in the clinical trial. In March, she was shocked to learn she had breast cancer.
State Reps. Frankel, Kosierowski Announce Vaccine LegislationTwo state representatives announced the introduction of vaccine legislation.
Major New Study Finds No Link Between Vaccines And AutismThere’s important news about the possible link between vaccines and autism.
'Flu-pocalypse' Predicted Due To Ineffective Flu Shots, Doctors SayThe possibility of a "flu-pocalypse" is being talked about after record numbers of patients were diagnosed with influenza in Australia
State Departments Propose New Immunization RegulationsThe State Departments of Health and Education have proposed new regulations that would impact all school kids.
Recent Spike In Lyme Cases Has Pet Owners Turning To VaccinesWhat if you could vaccinate your pets against Lyme disease? But, if there's a vaccine for them, why is there not one for humans?
Health Officials: More Allegheny Co. Kids Getting Measles Vaccinations At Recommended AgesThe measles - highly contagious, and according to most medical experts, highly preventable.
7 Flu Deaths Reported, Officials Expect More This SeasonWe are only halfway through flu season and seven deaths have already been reported in Allegheny County.
Allegheny Co. Health Department: Number Of Flu Cases Rises To 2,300The Allegheny County Health Department says 2,300 flu cases have now been reported.
Doctors Say Flu Shot Still Worth ItThe Centers for Disease Control says 43 states, including Pennsylvania, are facing high or widespread flu activity.
ACHD Recommends Flu Shots With Reported Cases RisingThe Allegheny County Health Department has a holiday gift idea for the holiday season – a flu shot.
Health Officials Warn Flu Vaccine May Be Less Effective This WinterThe flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.
Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors PredictAlthough concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.