Three additional wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases were reported in Pakistan during the last week, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Cases were confirmed in Lahore district in Punjab...

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, today announced awards to establish four Cooperative Research Centers (CRCs) focused on developing...

A new bill in Germany, the Measles Protection Act, introduced by Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn, if made into law would require all children to have both measles vaccines recommended by the Standing...

A new study shows that vaccination may reduce the impact of white-nose syndrome in bats, marking a milestone in the international fight against one of the most destructive wildlife diseases in modern...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today the approval of Dengvaxia, the first vaccine approved for the prevention of dengue disease caused by all dengue virus serotypes (1, 2, 3 and 4) in...

With measles cases being at its highest in 25 years in the United States,President Donald Trump is calling on people to get vaccinated. “They have to get the shots. The vaccinations are so important....

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports preliminary global data that shows reported cases rose by 300 percent in the first three months of 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. By region, Africa...

Nipah virus is a type of RNA virus transmitted from animals to humans. The infection causes severe respiratory illness and symptoms including cough, headache and fever, which can progress into encephalitis,...

There is only a short window of opportunity to seek medical help before rabies becomes almost invariably fatal, but people wait an average of 10 days before seeking medical advice following exposure to...

A study by the University of Southampton shows that several low-and middle-income countries, especially in Africa, need more effective child vaccination strategies to eliminate the threat from vaccine-preventable...