More than 190 000 polio vaccinators in 13 countries across west and central Africa will immunize more than 116 million children over the next week, to tackle the last remaining stronghold of polio on...

A new, heat-stable vaccine is safe and effective against rotavirus, according to results of a recent Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontiéres vaccine trial in Niger, published in the New England...

GeoVax Labs, Inc., a biotechnology company developing human vaccines, announces a major step forward in the development of a vaccine candidate for protection against Zika virus (ZIKV). Preliminary testing...

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) today issued a clinical practice guideline on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for the prevention of cervical cancer. This is the first guideline...

Vaccines are successful in preventing pandemic flu and reducing the number of patients hospitalised as a result of the illness, a study led by academics at The University of Nottingham has found. However,...

The anti-vaccine movement is a disturbingly growing phenomenon in the United States and across the globe, despite the enormous evidence of disease averted and lives saved though the decades. According...

A novel vaccine developed by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, protected cattle from respiratory syncytial virus...

You’re much more likely to get a flu shot if your doctor makes the appointment for you, Rutgers researchers have discovered. A Rutgers study has found that doctors who take a proactive stance and...

CSRA Inc. today announced that a plague vaccine being developed by its subsidiary, DynPort Vaccine Company LLC (DVC), was granted Orphan Drug Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). DVC...

The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF, in coordination with the Federal Ministry of Health and Ministry of Health of Kurdistan Region, today launched the country’s second and last national polio...