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Vaxart works to advance oral tablet vaccines

Vaxart Inc. is creating a broad range of vaccines that are designed to be taken orally in tablet form rather than by a needle. Read More »

Study hints at wrinkle in polio eradication effort

Eradication of polio is a very real possibility, with Pakistan and Afghanistan being the only two countries that have yet to be declared polio-free. However, a study published Thursday in PLOS Pathogens suggests a possible complication to efforts to eradicate the viral disease. Read More »

Vaccine trial expands to Sierra Leone due to new Ebola case

In light of a new Ebola virus case detected in Kambia, Sierra Leone, the first “ring vaccination” use of an experimental vaccine for Ebola has been launched in Sierra Leone. Read More »

MRF welcomes new MenB vaccine introduction

The MRF recently welcomed the world’s first comprehensive vaccination program specifically dedicated to protecting babies from meningococcal B (MenB) meningitis as well as septicaemia with the immunization program in the U.K. Read More »

Washington's low vaccine rate leaves toddlers vulnerable

The latest immunization rates from Washington show that many toddlers haven’t received their vaccinations on time or at all, leaving them vulnerable to measles, whooping cough and similar preventable diseases. Read More »

High national vaccination rates and low state exemption rates remain

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) recently published that most states have low vaccine exemptions levels for kindergarteners and high national vaccination rates for infants. Read More »

Streptococcus vaccine clinical trial begins

The Pan-Provincial Vaccine Enterprise, Inc. (PREVENT) and Vaxent announced Tuesday that they have launched their Phase 1 clinical trial for StreptAnova, a vaccine engineered to protect people against Group A streptococcal (GAS) infections. Read More »

Study shows advances for effective, long-lasting flu vaccine

A study recently conducted by scientists from the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) as well as The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) shows a new way to produce antibodies to battle against a variety of influenza subtypes. Read More »

Experts say vaccinations during pregnancy protect mother and child

While vaccination rates are rising among pregnant women, more expectant mothers still need to receive specific immunizations to protect themselves and their babies, Siobhan Dolan, a medical adviser to the March of Dimes, said. Read More »

Louisiana has seen 20 West Nile cases in 2015

Ten people have developed neuroinvasive disease as a result of the mosquito-borne virus. Read More »

Measles outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo grows worse
Published on Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015 @ 11:37am by Vaccine News Report
HIV treatments at work save company money
Published on Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015 @ 11:26am by Vaccine News Report
Indiana investigating rash of HIV cases
Published on Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015 @ 7:16pm by Vaccine News Report
Political, medical leaders discuss 21st Century Cures Act legislation
Published on Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015 @ 6:24pm by Vaccine News Report
ADMA Biologics receives patent for immunodeficiency treatment
Published on Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015 @ 3:33pm by Vaccine News Report
New HIV cases under investigation in southeastern Indiana
Published on Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015 @ 3:22pm by Vaccine News Report
Kuwait sends 100,000 TB vaccines to Sudan
Published on Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:35pm by Vaccine News Report
International program launched to fight HIV and improve sexual health
Published on Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:21pm by Vaccine News Report
Health workers waste costly malaria drugs in Nigeria
Published on Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015 @ 12:18pm by Vaccine News Report
Newly discovered hepatovirus could help develop hepatitis A treatments
Published on Monday, Aug 31, 2015 @ 2:06pm by Vaccine News Report
World Molecular Imaging Congress focuses on HuMab 5B1 antibody
Published on Monday, Aug 31, 2015 @ 1:43pm by Vaccine News Report
Immunomic Therapeutics to present at Swiss Skin Vaccination Summit
Published on Monday, Aug 31, 2015 @ 1:24pm by Vaccine News Report
Doctors overestimate their Ebola assessment abilities
Published on Monday, Aug 31, 2015 @ 1:18pm by Vaccine News Report
Novavax names vice president of finance
Published on Monday, Aug 31, 2015 @ 12:52pm by Vaccine News Report
Valneva unveils two recent EB66 agreements
Published on Monday, Aug 31, 2015 @ 12:00pm by Vaccine News Report
Study shows immune cells -- not HIV particles -- cause AIDS
Published on Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 @ 7:24pm by Vaccine News Report
MenB vaccine added to England’s national childhood immunization program
Published on Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 @ 7:09pm by Vaccine News Report
Maine attains nation's best child immunization rates
Published on Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 @ 6:21pm by Vaccine News Report
Cancer researchers find potential key in viral protein
Published on Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 @ 6:08pm by Vaccine News Report
Mating choices may reduce yellow fever mosquito populations
Published on Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 @ 5:59pm by Vaccine News Report

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