A state representative has asked for a study of laws and policies governing vaccine exemption to determine if waivers intended for genuine religious objections are being used by parents personally opposed to vaccinations.
There are some simple and effective strategies to keep healthy this flu season.
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Meriden-based Protein Sciences says it hopes its preliminary Ebola vaccine can be used soon by members of the armed forces going to Africa to help fight the disease, and to medical workers.
A surge in whooping cough cases may be linked in part to parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children.
More children than ever are being vaccinated for the flu, but adults have a way to go.
Every flu season is different, but it typically begins in early October and November and peaks in December, January or February.
One Connecticut horse has been euthanized and a second is recovering after they were diagnosed with West Nile Virus.