The bivalent Norovirus GII.4 oral tablet vaccine developed by Vaxart is moving forward–the initiation of a Phase 1b clinical trial. “The initiation of the bivalent norovirus vaccine Phase 1b trial...

With some 1,200 measles cases and four deaths reported to date in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines, the Department of Health 6 (DOH-6) will be conducting non-selective vaccination to 101...

Today, the American Medical Association (AMA)  issued a letter to the CEOs of six tech giants– Amazon, Facebook, Google, Pinterest, Twitter and YouTube–urging them to ensure their users have...

Ethan Lindenberger, the 18-year-old high school student from Norwalk, Ohio, who gained notoriety in November by asking about how to get vaccinated despite the opposition of his mother on Reddit, testified...

U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) voted this week on on the safety and effectiveness of Sanofi Pasteur’s Dengvaxia® (Dengue...

Each year there are nearly 11 million cases of typhoid, a disease that is spread through contaminated food, drink and water. Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine are leading an...

In 2017, health officials in Oregon reported a tetanus case in a 6- year-old boy who was unvaccinated. The child sustained a forehead laceration while playing outdoors on a farm; the wound was cleaned...

A nationwide cohort study of all children born in Denmark to Danish-born mothers between 1999 through 2010 concluded that the mumps, measles, and rubella (MMR) vaccine does not increase the risk of autism,...

Ten countries account for more than 74 per cent of the total increase in measles between 2017 and 2018, according to UNICEF today. Ukraine (30,338), the Philippines (13,192) and Brazil (10,262)saw the...

One year after Senator Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts introduced the Flu Vaccine Act, he and a number of US Senators are reintroducing the bill to pay for comprehensive research for the creation of...