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Preliminary data from Phase I clinical trials of two Ebola vaccines ̶ ChAd3-ZEBOV vaccine, being developed by GlaxoSmithKline, and rVSV-ZEBOV vaccine, being developed by NewLink Genetics and Merck Vaccines...

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has given it’s stamp of approval for the use of the meningitis group A vaccine, MenAfriVac® in infants in Sub-Sahara Africa. In the four years since its introduction...

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The measles vaccines have been some of the most scrutinized vaccines concerning safety and adverse events in recent years. Now a 12-year study of two types of measles-containing vaccines, published Monday...

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Bavarian Nordic A/S announced today the initiation of a Phase 1, first-in-human clinical trial of the preventative Ebola vaccine regimen consisting of MVA-BN® Filo and the AdVac® technology from Crucell...

There is likely no bigger accomplishment in medicine and public health that has saved so many lives and prevented so much misery over the decades as the introduction of vaccines. The World Health Organization...

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Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and elsewhere say that a vaccination they have developed to fight a brain-based, wasting syndrome among deer and other animals may hold promise on two additional...

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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...