1 in 5 Americans got swine flu vaccine, CDC reports

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Immune response better with skin scratch vaccination, study says

Giving a vaccine through a scratch on the skin triggers a stronger immune response than injected vaccines and requires 100 times less vaccine to prompt an immune response, HealthDay News reported Jan. 17. Read More »

Thousands of high-risk kids missing 2nd H1N1 flu doses, USA Today finds

Hundreds of thousands of children are overdue for a second dose of H1N1 vaccine that's needed to fully protect them from swine flu, a USA Today review of data from 10 states shows. Read More »

Cervical cancer vaccine will cut cases by two thirds, experts calculate

The number of women under 30 diagnosed with cervical cancer will fall nearly two thirds by 2025 thanks to the vaccine against human papillomavirus, researchers say. Read More »

Swiss warn on flu vaccine with autoimmune disease

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A case of novel H3N2 flu virus reported in Iowa, CDC says

One case of human infection with a novel influenza A virus was reported by the Iowa Department of Public Health, according to FluView, a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the week ending Jan. 9. Read More »

India's Ranbaxy acquires Bangalore vaccine company

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Generex's vaccine technology platform described at PepTalk 2010

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GlaxoSmithKline's flu vaccine Arepanrix approved In Japan

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Gorillas carry malignant malaria parasite, study reports

The parasite that causes malignant malaria in humans has been detected in gorillas, according to a study co-authored by biologist Francisco Ayala of the University of California, Irvine. Read More »

New measles outbreak in Zimbabwe

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Heisman winner urges Ohioans to get vaccines

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Australians find antigens that could lead to malaria vaccine

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London nurses' H1N1 vaccinations 'at 33 percent,' NHS says

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Novartis flu adjuvant boosts wide protection, FDA study says


Nigerian officials say H1N1 flu vaccine 'not available'

Two weeks after A/H1N1 killed a 38-year-old woman and eight others subsequently tested positive, Lagos state government disclosed that Nigeria currently "has no vaccine to treat the flu virus in stock," AllAfrica.com reported Jan. 20 Read More »

Post-licensure data confirm benefits of rotavirus vaccine, study shows

A complete three-dose series of pentavalent rotavirus vaccine was 85 percent to 89 percent effective against rotavirus gastroenteritis severe enough to cause emergency room visits or hospital admission in children aged 15 days through 23 months. Read More »

U.N., WHO assess Haiti's health risks, needs after earthquake

United Nations officials have stressed the need for a strongly coordinated effort to bring vital assistance to the roughly 3 million people affected by last week Read More »

Venezuela to U.S.: Send Haiti vaccine, not troops

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has called on Washington to send medication to the quake-stricken Haiti rather than troops. Read More »

Novavax to present at Phacilitate's North American Vaccine Forum

ROCKVILLE, Md.--Two officials from Novavax Inc. announced Jan. 25 that they will be presenting at Phacilitate's eighth annual Vaccine Forum Washington 2010. Read More »