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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 »

Researchers find certain genes key to antibiotic-resistance bacteria

Scientist at The Scripps Research Institute uncover specific set of genes that trigger antibiotic resistance. Read More »

Immunization programs face growing challenges

Health professionals have stated that modern immunization programs are facing increasing challenges as people stall or refuse to accept vaccines for themselves and also for their children. Read More »

Visterra medication proves effective against influenza strains

Visterra Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company, recently published data that shows the effectiveness of its VIS410 in protecting people from both seasonal and potentially pandemic influenza strains. Read More »

Last Ebola virus transmission chain announced in Sierra Leone

Health professionals recently announced that an entire epidemiological week has passed without any new Ebola cases in Sierra Leone, which is the first time this has happened since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak. Read More »

West Nile virus death confirmed in Washington state

The state of Washington recently confirmed its first resident to die from West Nile virus for 2015. Read More »

UNITY Consortium formed to support teen, young adult immunizations
Published on Friday, Aug 28, 2015 @ 2:15pm by Vaccine News Report
Admedus adopts cloud-based platform for genital herpes vaccine trial
Published on Friday, Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:52pm by Vaccine News Report
Researchers use bacteria in new veterinary vaccine design
Published on Friday, Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:48pm by Vaccine News Report
Eureka Prize goes to hepatitis B cure
Published on Friday, Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:52am by Vaccine News Report
Single dose of cholera vaccine may interrupt epidemic
Published on Friday, Aug 28, 2015 @ 9:39am by Vaccine News Report
WHO credits Roll Back Malaria partnership with worldwide progress
Published on Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 @ 1:04pm by Vaccine News Report
National disease institute begins human RSV study
Published on Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:56am by Vaccine News Report
Potential protection from Ebola found using experimental post-exposure antiviral treatment
Published on Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 @ 9:33am by Vaccine News Report
Swiss scientists find flu treatments can help fight E. coli
Published on Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 @ 3:48pm by Vaccine News Report
Wastewater a possible exposure route for Ebola
Published on Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 @ 1:39pm by Vaccine News Report
IDT Biologika purchases Gallant Custom Laboratories
Published on Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:39am by Vaccine News Report
Middle-age, unhealthy men more likely to get MERS-CoV
Published on Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:33am by Vaccine News Report
Sen. Kitchen and DOH encourage parents to vaccinate kids before school starts
Published on Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:32am by Vaccine News Report
Scripps study may help advance drug-design biotechnology
Published on Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 @ 6:47pm by Vaccine News Report
Mississippi confirms 2 new cases of West Nile
Published on Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 @ 3:26pm by Vaccine News Report
Study shows influenza vaccines offer moderate protection during flu season
Published on Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 @ 2:53pm by Vaccine News Report
Flu vaccines prove sensible for elderly
Published on Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 @ 1:13pm by Vaccine News Report
Small antibodies suggest vulnerability in parasites that cause diseases
Published on Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:52pm by Vaccine News Report
Officials release update on University of Alabama TB case
Published on Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:38pm by Vaccine News Report
Humidity, school vacations connected to Mexico's flu waves during 2009 H1N1 pandemic
Published on Monday, Aug 24, 2015 @ 1:18pm by Vaccine News Report

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