In response to the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego County, health officials have issued new vaccination recommendations for both food handlers and those who work in health care as the county continues...

Plants have been used to produce a new vaccine against poliovirus in what is hoped to be a major step towards global eradication of the disease. A cross-cutting team of scientists, including Dr Johanna...

A national survey of parents, teens and healthcare providers (HCPs), sponsored by the non-profit Unity Consortium reveals a vast majority of parents and teens believe it is important for all teens...

The worldwide Zika threat first emerged in 2015, infecting millions as it swept across the Americas. It struck great fear in pregnant women, as babies born with severe brain birth defects quickly overburdened...

The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) has been awarded a three-year, $2.47 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop a vaccine to protect...

In a follow-up to a CDC report  from April, stocks of the only yellow fever vaccine licensed in the United States have been depleted, prompting the Food and Drug Administration to allow the use of...

Small reductions in childhood measles vaccinations in the United States would produce disproportionately large increases in the number of measles cases and in related public health costs, according to...

A new way of producing the seasonal flu vaccine could speed up the process and provide better protection against infection. For decades, vaccine manufacturers have used chicken eggs to grow the flu virus...

In a follow-up on the progress of the Lyme disease vaccine candidate VLA15, French company, Valneva announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the vaccine Fast Track...

The center of a public health debate is whether parents should have their children vaccinated. Tara Smith, Ph.D., professor of epidemiology at Kent State University’s College of Public Health, challenges...