Progress toward Alzheimer's vaccine, says Israeli researcher


Scientists create NICE solution to pneumonia vaccine testing problems

Medical clinics could benefit from new software created at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, where a team of scientists has found a way to improve the efficiency of a pneumonia vaccine testing method. Read More »

Panenza, Sanofi Pasteur's H1N1 vaccine, approved in France

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FDA approves 5th vaccine for 2009 H1N1 influenza virus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Nov. 16 that it has approved a fifth vaccine for protection against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus. The vaccine is manufactured by ID Biomedical Corp. of Quebec, Canada, owned by GlaxoSmithKline PLC. Read More »

HIV vaccine failure probably caused by virus used, new research says

The recent failure of an HIV vaccine was probably caused by the immune system reacting to the virus Read More »

FDA wants panel to probe Pfizer vaccine efficacy


BusinessWeek calls Genocea Biosciences 1 of world's most intriguing startups

Genocea Biosciences, a vaccine discovery and development company, announced Nov. 16 that it was named one of BusinessWeek Read More »

Researcher advocates avoiding panic in pandemics

Public health officials walking a tightrope between massive demand for vaccines and intense public scrutiny of side effects now have a new standard for evaluating the safety of their vaccination programs. Read More »

Yellow fever vaccination campaign targeting 12 million people to start

GENEVA and NEW YORK Read More »

FDA panel backs Pfizer's enhanced vaccine for children

BETHESDA, Md. Read More »

Hundreds of doses of H1N1 vaccine discarded in Canada because of 24-hour shelf life

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia Read More »

FDA advisory panel votes 11-6 against new bug-based flu vaccine

BETHESDA, Md. Read More »

Sid the Science Kid Flu takes shot at vaccination in new episode

A special episode of PBS KIDS Read More »

2 House committees investigate pandemic vaccine decisions

WASHINGTON, D.C. Read More »

Fighting tuberculosis should be priority, Fauci says

Dr. Anthony Fauci wrote this commentary, posted Nov. 17, for He is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Bethesda, Md. Read More »

Md. governor praises Emergent BioSolutions

ANAPOLIS, Md. Read More »

Its impact on vaccine market is bringing down prices, GAVI says

HANOI, Vietnam Read More »

Even Santas have to be careful this season

Santa-America, a service charity, recommends that all Kris Kringles get their jolly old selves vaccinated against H1N1 influenza and pneumonia. Read More »

GAVI Alliance says immunizations reduced child deaths in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam Read More »

4 million deaths averted in 2009 through its efforts, GAVI Alliance says

New data, released by the GAVI Alliance this week, shows that by the end of 2009 more than 4 million premature deaths caused by pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and hepatitis B will be prevented through GAVI support. Read More »