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A new potential weapon against flu

Influenza vaccines could offer broad protection against various influenza virus.

09 Apr 2018 9:19 AM

Why is whooping cough resurging?

Here is what a new study has found.

04 Apr 2018 3:05 PM

Measles vaccine protects boys, not girls, against other diseases

The study further showed deaths from any cause were lower when a child’s most recent jab was for measles.

13 Feb 2018 11:25 AM

WHO-approved vaccine carrier to prevent in-transit vaccine freezing commercially available

When health workers suspect temperature damage, the vaccine or medication is often discarded.

09 Feb 2018 12:35 PM

How Sanofi's setback could lead to better dengue vaccines

Next-generation vaccines by Japan’s Takeda and the U.S. National Institutes of Health are now in late-stage testing.

29 Jan 2018 3:42 PM


Repeated vaccinations help prevent influenza in older adults

A new study found that repeated vaccination for influenza was twice as effective in preventing the severity of the flu.

08 Jan 2018 3:21 PM

Social media trends can predict vaccine scares

Mathematical theories used to predict tipping points in public health.

12 Dec 2017 3:05 PM

'Effective tuberculosis vaccine in the offing'

Tuberculosis (TB) kills more people than any other infection, with an estimated 1.7 million people worldwide dying from it every year.

27 Nov 2017 3:30 PM

CDC discovers new meningitis vaccine manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline could prevent 91% of strains

This life-threatening illness can infect the bloodstream and the lining that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.

23 Nov 2017 3:31 PM


Scientists discover five new malaria vaccine targets

Finding shows that future malaria vaccines may be most effective if they target multiple parasite factors.

25 Oct 2017 8:39 AM

Experimental Ebola vaccines found safe, effective

Find out more.

12 Oct 2017 8:51 PM

Ebola vaccines show promise against hemorrhagic fever in new study

Report in New England Journal of Medicine is first full account of a large-scale effort to test what could be first vaccine against Ebola.

12 Oct 2017 8:18 AM

Zika vaccine made from genome shows promise in early human trial

Unlike conventional vaccines, it is made by reproducing sections of virus genome in lab.

06 Oct 2017 7:55 AM


Scientists have breakthrough in creating HIV vaccine

Scientists are able find way to greatly improve B-cell responses to an HIV vaccine thus opening up doors to possible cure.

14 Sep 2017 1:43 PM

Woman dies of rare tick-borne virus

Only 13 people in the world have been affected by the deadly Bourbon virus.

18 Jul 2017 1:36 PM

Tailor-made cancer 'vaccine' proves safe: Trial results

Recent advances in technology have made it possible to create a therapy that is suited to target an individual's tumour.

06 Jul 2017 2:52 PM

Ebola vaccine comes closer to reality

Recently there have been clusters of Ebola cases in Africa.

21 Jun 2017 9:00 AM

India votes to save lives

Today, India is taking initial steps to bring the PCV vaccine to every child.

12 May 2017 1:55 AM