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vaccines

Patient Story

‘You have so much to live for’

When an 80-year-old retired teacher got her COVID-19 vaccine, her granddaughter delivered the shot.

‘Thrilled this day is finally here’

Teachers share their hopes and excitement as they line up to be among the first to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine.

‘It is remarkable’

An infectious disease specialist discusses the safety, effectiveness and distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Lessons from the polio pandemic

The history of a past virus teaches us a lot about patience, the persistence of public health, and the power of vaccination.

‘Everyone needs to do their part’

A COVID-19 spike spurs plea to the community for help in flattening the curve.

Patient Story

Curbside care from the comfort of your car

Spectrum Health pilots new option for routine treatment and vaccinations.

‘It’s been extremely humbling’

A pediatric infectious disease doctor shares a glimpse into what it takes to keep a community healthy and prepare a hospital for a pandemic.

One-and-done HPV vaccine?

A single dose may provide benefits similar to the standard two- or three-dose regimen.

HPV vaccine approved for people through age 45

The updated vaccine is designed to prevent cancers and disease caused by nine HPV types.

For school kids, vaccines are key

Protect your children and yourself—the diseases on the vaccine schedule are preventable.

Time to catch up on reading, writing… and routine shots

Before kids head back to school, make sure they're up to date on their vaccines.

Boost your child’s immunity

These 8 practical tips help protect your youngsters from cold and flu viruses.