VACCINE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VACCINE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Lowry: The foolish anti-vaxx campaign http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57697616-82/anti-measles-cases-lowry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57697616-82/anti-measles-cases-lowry.html.csp">Lowry: The foolish anti-vaxx campaign</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rich Lowry</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The National Review</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T16:42:01.545-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 04:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In a feat that would have been unimaginable a few decades ago, the anti-vaccine movement has managed to breathe life into nearly vanquished childhood diseases. It took all the ingenuity and know-how we are capable of to find safe, effective ways to dramatically diminish diseases like measles and whooping cough in the developed world; it took all the hysteria and willful ignorance we are capable of to give them a boost. A developer of the measles vaccine, Dr. Samuel Katz, says the question “is no...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57697616@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:42:01 MDT Flu season waning; younger adults hit hardest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57575934-68/flu-adults-season-cdc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57575934-68/flu-adults-season-cdc.html.csp">Flu season waning; younger adults hit hardest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE STOBBE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T21:32:50.051-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 09:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Flu season seems to be winding down, and it’s been an odd one. It hasn’t been as bad as last year and the vaccine worked a little better. And it has been a fairly mild one for the elderly — traditionally the most vulnerable group. But it’s been a different story for young and middle-age adults, who have been hit harder than expected because of a surge in swine flu. Most flu seasons, only one-third of the people who land in the hospital with the flu are adults ages 18-64. This winter, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575759342014-02-20T21:32:50.051-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-20T21:32:50.051-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57575934@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 21:32:50 MDT