A new study points to the ability of specific alleles of the gene IL-28B to increase or decrease the effectiveness of the seasonal flu vaccine, independent of the flu strain the vaccine is targeted against. The...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Gardasil 9 (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) for the prevention of certain diseases caused by nine types of Human Papillomavirus...

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In the U.S. and around the globe, skin and soft tissue infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) continue to endanger the health and lives of patients and otherwise healthy...

The number of cases of pertussis, or whooping cough in California this year is approximately five-times the number of cases in 2013, according to the latest data released from the California Department...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advised clinicians yesterday that the 2014-2015 seasonal flu shot may not be as effective as originally thought as the major circulating strain this...

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), tetanus is uncommon in the United States, with an average of 29 reported cases per year from 1996 through 2009. Nearly all cases of tetanus...

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NEWS RELEASE An experimental vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease was well-tolerated and produced immune system responses in all 20 healthy adults who received it in a phase 1 clinical trial conducted...

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PRESS RELEASE European biotechnology company Valneva SE (Valneva) announced today that an article, presenting for the first time the preclinical data of its novel vaccine candidate for prevention of...

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A measles vaccine made of fine dry powder and delivered with a puff of air triggered no adverse side effects in early human testing and it is likely effective, according to a paper to be published November...

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Pfizer Inc. announced Tuesday that TRUMENBA® (Meningococcal Group B Vaccine), the first and only FDA-approved vaccine for active immunization to prevent invasive disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup...