Building on the AMA’s efforts to protect the public against vaccine-preventable diseases, the AMA adopted policy during its Annual meeting to expand its existing policy to actively advocate for legislation,...

New Kaiser Permanente research published in the journal Pediatrics finds children who were up to date on their pertussis vaccine schedule were far less likely to develop the disease than unvaccinated children....

Children who receive the chickenpox (varicella) vaccine are significantly less likely to contract shingles, according to a new study led by researchers at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research...

Vaccitech Ltd. announced that it has administered its pandemic universal influenza A vaccine MVA-NP+M1 (VTP-100) to the first participants in a Flu 010 study – a Phase 2b, randomised, double-blind, placebo...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Iceland Chief Epidemiologist (computer translated) now recommends vaccinating pregnant women for pertussis, or whooping cough. The vaccine is a combination vaccine with diphtheria...

The search for a global Strep A vaccine has narrowed after researchers sequenced the DNA of more than 2,000 Group A Streptococcus samples from around the world. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Lassa Fever Candidate Vaccine  Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced Tuesday announced it has dosed subjects in a Phase 1, first-in-human clinical trial to evaluate INO-4500,...

The re-introduction of measles, mumps and other previously eradicated diseases to the United States is nothing short of a public health crisis. Since Jan. 1, a staggering 880 individual cases of measles...

Biotech company, Valneva, announced further positive Phase 1 results for its chikungunya vaccine candidate, VLA1553 today. The objectives of VLA1553-101 Phase 1 study were to assess the overall safety...

Current vaccination policies may not be sufficient to achieve and maintain measles elimination and prevent future resurgence in Australia, Ireland, Italy, the UK and the US, according to a study published...