The strain of Neisseria meningitis, the agent of meningococcal disease, that killed 18-year-old  San Diego State University (SDSU) freshman Sara Stelzer is the same strain seen in outbreaks of meningococcal...

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A study to determine whether vaccines, particularly those for hepatitis B (HepB) and human papillomavirus (HPV), increased the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) or other acquired central nervous system demyelinating...

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The Government of Canada will ship 800 vials of its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, beginning with its first shipment on Monday, October 20, 2014. The vaccine...

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The development of a vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease will be accelerated with support from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness...

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Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced today the start of a phase III clinical trial in India for its investigational rotavirus vaccine, developed and manufactured by its affiliate...

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Canada’s Minister of Health, Rona Ambrose, announced Monday the the launch of Phase 1 clinical trials for Canada’s Ebola vaccine (VSV-EBOV) at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Silver...

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An experimental vaccine to protect people against H7N9 avian influenza prompted immune responses in 59 percent of volunteers who received two injections at the lowest dosage tested, but only if the vaccine...

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The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) announced recently that its product development partnership (Sabin PDP) successfully completed a Phase 1 clinical trial in Brazil of Na-GST-1/Alhydrogel®, a vaccine...

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The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded seven research contracts to discover and characterize new adjuvants, or substances...

The World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday recommended changes to the influenza vaccine composition for the 2015 influenza season (southern hemisphere winter), which includes replacing the A/H3N2 and...