Oct. 16, 2015—Flu shots are being offered for employees at numerous locations by the Vanderbilt Occupational Health Clinic.
Aug. 13, 2014—High-dose influenza vaccine is 24 percent more effective than the standard-dose vaccine in protecting persons ages 65 and over against influenza illness and its complications.
Sep. 5, 2013—Vanderbilt research shows that human antibodies to the natural strain of H5N1 also protected against a dangerous lab-created airborne strain developed several years ago by scientists in the Netherlands and at the University of Wisconsin.
Nov. 12, 2012—Collaborating researchers at the University of North Carolina and Vanderbilt University have found that accelerating the rate of mutations in the coronavirus responsible for deadly severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) cripples the virus’s ability to cause disease in animals.
Oct. 17, 2012—Vanderbilt University and Medical Center faculty, staff, students and volunteers can be part of a mass flu vaccination during Flulapalooza 2, which wraps up Thursday, Oct. 18. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., flu shots will be given at the large tent erected between Light Hall and Veteran’s Administration Hospital. The free shots are available...
Oct. 4, 2012—With the start of flu season, health care providers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are receiving more automated reminders to offer immunization to hospitalized patients.
Sep. 27, 2012—Vanderbilt University and Medical Center faculty, staff, students and volunteers will once again have the opportunity to be part of a mass flu vaccination plan that last year more than doubled the current world record for the total number of vaccinations given in an eight-hour period.
Sep. 13, 2012—Vanderbilt employees with children between 4 and 14 are being invited to participate in a free four-hour Family Mass Vaccination exercise on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks.
Oct. 21, 2011—This Week on VUCast: A shark attack victim inspires a bionic breakthrough; why political prices are going up; and making a cappella cool.
Apr. 12, 2011—A new study finds no link between childhood vaccinations and a type of metabolism disorder. The study is the latest to provide evidence of vaccination safety.