The World Health Organization (WHO) published the third report of its Expert Consultation on Rabies, which incorporates the latest recommendations on rabies immunization made in October 2017 by the WHO...

A Rice University study predicts that this fall’s flu vaccine — a new H3N2 formulation for the first time since 2015 — will likely have the same reduced efficacy against the dominant...

University of Victoria microbiologist Caroline Cameron has been awarded a patent for a potential vaccine candidate against syphilis. While the bacterial disease dates back to at least 1495 and is treatable...

Children with autism and their younger siblings are significantly less likely to be fully vaccinated than the general population, according to new Kaiser Permanente research published today in JAMA Pediatrics. “In...

Emergex Vaccines Holding Limited (Emergex), a private biotechnology company pioneering a new approach to vaccine development in the field of infectious diseases, today provides an update on its vaccine...

Vaccinations have significantly decreased the number of diseases caused by pneumococcus among young children. This is mainly due to the decreased number of middle-ear infections among children. However,...

A vaccination campaign has been launched in northern Syria aimed at immunizing hundreds of thousands of children against polio, as WHO health partners simultaneously carry out measles vaccinations in the...

Two new clinical trials testing an experimental vaccine to prevent influenza caused by an H7N9 influenza virus are now enrolling volunteers at sites across the United States. The Phase 2 studies, sponsored...

Valneva SE, a fully integrated commercial stage biotech company focused on developing innovative, lifesaving vaccines, announced the initiation of a Phase I clinical trial in the U.S. to evaluate the safety...

Mandatory flu vaccines for health care workers improve participation by as much as 30 percent and reduce absenteeism during critical periods of patient surges by about 6 percent, findings from a multi-institutional...