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Pfizer Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to the company’s investigational Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) vaccine candidate...

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The vast majority of parents are making sure that their children get vaccinated against potentially serious diseases, according to data from CDC’s 2013 National Immunization Survey (NIS) – Children...

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Unprecedented international consortium assembled to accelerate collaborative multi-site trials of candidate Ebola vaccine A candidate Ebola vaccine could be given to healthy volunteers in the UK, The...

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Bavarian Nordic A/S announced Tuesday that it has signed two contracts with the Canadian authorities for the delivery of a total of 65,700 doses of IMVAMUNE smallpox vaccine. The vaccines will be delivered...

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Immunovaccine Inc., a clinical stage vaccine company, today announced positive results for a vaccine formulated in its DepoVax™ technology in an Ebola virus challenge study performed by the National...

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In many parts of the world, leprosy and tuberculosis live side-by-side. Worldwide there are approximately 233,000 new cases of leprosy per year, with nearly all of them occurring where tuberculosis is...

The Bristol, UK based Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) issued an advisory last week for all Hajj pilgrims to ensure their vaccinations are up-to-date prior to the trip to Saudi Arabia. Vaccination...

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PRESS RELEASE An experimental vaccine to prevent the mosquito-borne viral illness chikungunya elicited neutralizing antibodies in all 25 adult volunteers who participated in a recent early-stage clinical...

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Pfizer Inc. announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to recommend Prevnar 13® (Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate...

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The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced that the Government of Canada will donate doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada to the...