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GSK announced Thursday that a pivotal phase III study to assess the efficacy of HZ/su, an investigational vaccine for the prevention of shingles, has met its primary endpoint. Analysis of the primary...

The anti-vaccine movement has hit a new low with the recent post on Facebook by the website, Vactruth.com. The organization posed the following on their Facebook page 10 days ago: “For the readers...

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The Ebola virus spreads through direct contact with the blood or secretions of an infected person. The 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the largest Ebola outbreak in history. As of early December,...

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...