According to new estimates published today, between 291,000 and 646,000 people worldwide die from seasonal influenza-related respiratory illnesses each year, higher than a previous estimate of 250,000...

Each year there are more than three million cases of cholera worldwide, a disease transmitted through contaminated food and water that hits developing countries particularly hard. While the standard regimen...

In a follow-up on the dengue vaccine situation in the Philippines, the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) announced the creation of a Task Force for the management of concerns related to the school-based...

Following the release of new information about Dengvaxia® by Sanofi Pasteur about an increased risk of severe dengue infection several years after vaccination among people who had not been exposed to...

Three Phase 1 human clinical trials evaluating an Army-developed Zika purified inactivated virus (ZPIV) vaccine have shown it was safe and well-tolerated in healthy adults and induced a robust immune response....

Millions of children in the poorest countries could soon be protected against typhoid fever following the Gavi Board’s approval today of a support window for typhoid conjugate vaccines (TCVs). “Typhoid...

The Philippines Department of Health (DOH) announced today that they will will be putting the dengue vaccination program on hold following a preliminary briefing on updated information on the dengue vaccine,...

In a New England Journal of Medicine perspective, experts from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, and the World Health Organization...

Takeda Pharmaceuticals today announced that its purified, inactivated, alum-adjuvanted, whole Zika virus vaccine candidate (TAK-426) has progressed into a Phase 1 clinical trial, approximately 15 months...

In a follow-up on the blockade instituted earlier this month by the Saudi-led coalition, which blocked the delivery of vital humanitarian assistance to children in desperate need in Yemen, UNICEF reports...