Vaccine

Coronavirus vaccine researchers are trying to recruit people of color for tests. It’s not easy.

Dr. Ann Falsey, one of the principal investigators of the vaccine treatment and evaluation unit at the University of Rochester, sees a consistent...
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Fri, 08/28/2020 - 8:38am
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Coronavirus vaccine enters final phase of testing at URMC, Rochester Regional Health

Four people in the Rochester area became the first in the country to receive an experimental novel coronavirus vaccine this week. The vaccine, developed...
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Wed, 07/29/2020 - 9:00pm
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Connections: An update on COVID-19 vaccine research and treatment

Scientists across the globe are racing to develop an effective coronavirus vaccine, and local researchers are at the forefront of that effort. Rochester...
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Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:26am
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Novel coronavirus vaccine trial underway in Rochester

Researchers in Rochester have begun a trial of a potential vaccine against the novel coronavirus. Phase one of the three-phase trial is testing the...
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Thu, 06/11/2020 - 3:19pm
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Finger Lakes family back in court over son’s vaccine exemption

A Yates County family whose son was barred from school after being denied a medical exemption for vaccines was back in court Friday, arguing that he...
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Fri, 02/21/2020 - 1:45pm
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Vaccination against HPV grows locally as lawmakers push for mandatory immunization

The number of people vaccinated against human papillomavirus in Monroe County has grown, though it’s still below the levels sought by government...
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Mon, 01/13/2020 - 12:48pm
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State court upholds end of religious exemptions to vaccines

A state appeals court in Seneca County has upheld New York’s elimination of religious exemptions to vaccine requirements. The ruling from State Supreme...
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Wed, 11/06/2019 - 1:09pm
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Morelle backs bills targeting religious exemptions to vaccines

U.S. Rep. Joe Morelle is sponsoring two bills that he said will increase the number of children who get vaccinated against preventable diseases. The...
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Fri, 09/13/2019 - 1:32pm
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Repeal of religious exemption to vaccines hits hurdles in rural Finger Lakes

“We’ve been inundated,” Kristen Wagner said as she unpacked vaccines inside the Yates County public health offices in Penn Yan. “We’re trying the best...
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Mon, 09/02/2019 - 6:20am
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Monroe County extends clinic hours for back-to-school vaccine push

Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and public health commissioner Michael Mendoza on Wednesday urged families to get their children vaccinated in...
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Wed, 08/28/2019 - 1:35pm
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