A Phase 1 clinical trial to test the safety and tolerability of an investigational vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) has begun at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda,...

A nationwide polio immunization campaign was launched this week in Yemen by national health authorities with support from WHO and UNICEF, aiming to immunize 5,019,648 children under the age of 5. More...

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has launched a Phase 1 clinical trial to test an investigational vaccine intended to provide...

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Gates Foundation philanthropist offered some thoughts and a dire warning Saturday during a panel discussion, “Health Security: Small Bugs, Big Bombs” at the...

100,000, or one lakh of children in India dies each year from the gastrointestinal virus, rotavirus. Today, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare,  Shri J P Nadda announced the expansion of...

Vaccine developers have successfully protected mice against Zika by injecting synthetic messenger RNA that encodes for virus proteins into the animals. The cells of the mice then build parts of the virus,...

In a report published Wednesday in Nature, (Sterile protection against human malaria by chemoattenuated PfSPZ vaccine) investigators from the University of Tübingen reported all nine subjects (100%)...

Vaxart, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing oral recombinant vaccines that are administered by tablet rather than by injection, announced Tuesday that its norovirus tablet vaccine met...

Some 350 organizations sent a letter to President Donald Trump last week encouraging the US leader to take another look at some of his views on the topic of vaccines and vaccine safety. The letter, which...

India has launched one of the world’s largest vaccination campaign against measles, a major childhood killer disease, and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS), responsible for irreversible birth defects. The...