SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2015

UNITY Consortium formed to support teen, young adult immunizations

Group's goal is to ensure at least 90% of U.S. teens and young adults vaccinated Read More »

Admedus adopts cloud-based platform for genital herpes vaccine trial

Admedus Ltd., a specialty health care company that provides innovative medical technologies and devices, recently adopted Medidata's¬†Clinical Cloud platform to help with the development of a¬†therapeutic vaccine for genital herpes. Read More »

Researchers use bacteria in new veterinary vaccine design

MycoSynVac, a project funded by the European Union, unites biotechnology and gene engineering to create a new veterinary vaccine chassis using the Mycoplasma pneumoniae bacterium. 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 »

Eureka Prize goes to hepatitis B cure

A team from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute has earned the 2015 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Infectious Disease Research for their search for a hepatitis B cure. Read More »

Single dose of cholera vaccine may interrupt epidemic

Researchers recently conducted a study that suggests a single dose of a cholera vaccine may provide people with adequate protection to stop the progress of the cholera epidemic. Read More »

WHO credits Roll Back Malaria partnership with worldwide progress

Governing board recommends disbanding partnership's secretariat in lieu of new efforts. Read More »

National disease institute begins human RSV study

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), a branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), recently began a new study to help them better understand the development of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections in adults. Read More »

Potential protection from Ebola found using experimental post-exposure antiviral treatment

U.K. physicians recently proved for the first time that antiviral-based therapies may protect people from contracting the Ebola virus. Read More »

Swiss scientists find flu treatments can help fight E. coli

Researchers have discovered that certain flu remedies can help fight E. coli bacteria, which can multiply in the intestinal mucosa thanks to a certain carbohydrate that causes inflammations and diseases. Read More »