The search for a global Strep A vaccine has narrowed after researchers sequenced the DNA of more than 2,000 Group A Streptococcus samples from around the world. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute,...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Lassa Fever Candidate Vaccine  Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced Tuesday announced it has dosed subjects in a Phase 1, first-in-human clinical trial to evaluate INO-4500,...

The re-introduction of measles, mumps and other previously eradicated diseases to the United States is nothing short of a public health crisis. Since Jan. 1, a staggering 880 individual cases of measles...

Biotech company, Valneva, announced further positive Phase 1 results for its chikungunya vaccine candidate, VLA1553 today. The objectives of VLA1553-101 Phase 1 study were to assess the overall safety...

Current vaccination policies may not be sufficient to achieve and maintain measles elimination and prevent future resurgence in Australia, Ireland, Italy, the UK and the US, according to a study published...

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...