Egg-Based Production Causes Virus to Target Bird Cells, Making Vaccine Less Effective According to a new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), the common practice of growing influenza...

Researchers at the University of Maryland and Duke University have designed a novel protein-sugar vaccine candidate that, in an animal model, stimulated an immune response against sugars that form a protective...

Local and state public health officials continue to investigate a large hepatitis A outbreak in southeastern Michigan. Recently, there has been a concerning increase in confirmed hepatitis A cases among...

In 2016, an estimated 90 000 people died from measles – an 84% drop from more than 550 000 deaths in 2000 – according to a new report published today by leading health organizations. This marks the...

The Onondaga County Health Department had previously not recommended a third measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) booster vaccination for the Syracuse University (SU) community, but things have changed. Health...

Hawaii state health officials have reported 500 mumps cases, including a dozen complications (e.g., orchitis, hearing loss) in 2017 prompting recommendations for an additional “outbreak MMR dose”...

One week after Canadian officials approved GlaxoSmithKline’s shingles vaccine, Shingrix, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the vaccine it’s approval. The FDA on Friday approved...

Since the report of a yellow fever case in Kwara State, Nigeria in mid-September, the Government of Nigeria has launched a campaign to immunize 873,837 people against yellow fever in the states of Kwara...

Young leukemia patients who were vaccinated against influenza were just as likely as their unvaccinated peers to develop flu, suggesting that additional steps are necessary to protect high-risk individuals....

GlaxoSmithKline announced Friday that Shingrix has been approved in Canada for the prevention of shingles (herpes zoster) in people aged 50 years or older. Shingrix is a non-live, recombinant subunit...