Vaccine

FDA Meeting – Emergency Use Authorization of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen Biotech Inc. COVID-19 Vaccine

By Sarah Christopherson | Feb 26, 2021 | Comments Off on FDA Meeting – Emergency Use Authorization of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen Biotech Inc. COVID-19 Vaccine

Testimony Delivered to the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee

Since You Asked: Hey NWHN – Would YOU Take a COVID Vaccine?

By NWHN Staff | Nov 3, 2020 | Comments Off on Since You Asked: Hey NWHN – Would YOU Take a COVID Vaccine?

This is a great question and, considering the political turmoil surrounding vaccine production, we’re not surprised it’s being asked repeatedly by reasonable people. The NWHN is pleased that the government is making vaccine development a priority, but as to whether…

Conflating Anti-Science Agendas: Anti-Abortion Is Not an Argument for Anti-Vaccination

By NWHN Staff | Apr 11, 2019 | Comments Off on Conflating Anti-Science Agendas: Anti-Abortion Is Not an Argument for Anti-Vaccination

Pseudoscience attacks by anti-abortion and anti-vaccine proponents aren’t convincing unless they’re embellished with lies.

What Is the Shingles Vaccine?

By Ali Tweedt | Jun 15, 2017 | Comments Off on What Is the Shingles Vaccine?

Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. As you age, your likelihood of developing shingles increases and the pain caused by the virus is likely to be more severe.

What You Need to Know About the HPV Vaccine

By NWHN Staff | Jul 1, 2013 | Comments Off on What You Need to Know About the HPV Vaccine

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the United States and is so prevalent that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “nearly all sexually-active men and women will get at least one type of HPV at some point in their lives.”i

Hold the Hype on HPV

By NWHN Staff | Mar 1, 2007 | Comments Off on Hold the Hype on HPV

A week before my 27th birthday, I’ve been thinking beyond my usual self-assessments and musings on the number of candles on my birthday cake. I can’t stop wondering where women my age see themselves in the context of the ongoing, frenzied debate over Gardasil, the only FDA-approved vaccine for the human papillomavirus (HPV).