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The seasonal flu vaccine prevented more than 40,000 flu-associated deaths in the United States during a nine year period from 2005-2006 through 2013-2014 according to estimates in a new study published...

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Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved use of Quadracel™ (Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis...

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Worldwide, noroviruses cause one in five cases of viral gastroenteritis and an estimated annual 300 million cases of norovirus infection contribute to roughly 260,000 deaths, mostly in low-income countries....

In an update on the patient being treated for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, MD, officials say the patient has improved from critical to serious condition. Ring vaccination...

A new study from Philippines researchers says that Japanese encephalitis (JE) is endemic and covers a large geographic range in the country prompting them to recommend the JE vaccine be implemented...

The latest Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case count in the three countries with widespread transmission; Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia has risen to 24754 total cases, with 14646 being laboratory confirmed....

In a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), they report on a death of a woman in her 60s from a rare reaction to the yellow fever vaccine called yellow fever vaccine–associated...

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The number of seasonal influenza deaths reported in Hong Kong has surpassed 400 with the latest tally at 408 since the beginning of the season. This includes four additional flu deaths reported in the...

It what seems like stating the obvious, new research from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston Children’s Hospital scientists published yesterday in JAMA Pediatrics  concludes that substandard...

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In response to a recent announcement by the UK Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization (JCVI), the Meningitis Research Foundation welcomed the news that the government has accepted the JCVIs recommendation...