Vaccination
Newly discovered antibody broadly inhibits multiple strains of pandemic norovirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health and their colleagues at the University of Texas at Austin and the... more
France most skeptical about science and vaccines, global survey finds  Science Magazine · 2 hours
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California vaccine bill amended to appease governor  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
A California lawmaker on Tuesday made substantial changes to his contentious vaccine bill after Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state officials raised concerns that the measure was too strict and gave too much power... more
California governor, lawmaker alter proposed vaccine rules  ABC NEWS · 13 hours
California public health officials would have more oversight of doctors and schools with high numbers of medical exemptions for vaccinations under a compromise announced Tuesday more
Rotavirus vaccines may lower kids’ chances of getting type 1 diabetes  SCIENCE-NEWS · 16 hours
Vaccination against rotavirus is associated with a reduced incidence of type 1 diabetes in children, according to an analysis of U.S. insurance data. more
Norovirus close-ups might help fight stomach flu  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 days
Detailed views of a common stomach virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea could aid vaccine and disinfectant development. more
Novel insight could improve vaccines that protect pregnant women and newborns  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A team led by Duke Health scientists has identified a cellular process that could lead to the development of safer and more effective vaccines that protect... more
‘Stomach flu’ vaccine prevents type 1 diabetes in children  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Scientists have discovered that the rotavirus vaccine reduces the likelihood of children being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. more
A proposal to make it harder for kids to skip vaccines gives powerful voices pause  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
As California lawmakers attempt to tighten the rules on childhood vaccinations, they're getting pushback from unexpected quarters: high-profile... more
Developing new immunotherapeutic treatments for emerging viral diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Emerging viral diseases is a term used to refer to diseases caused by pathogens such as the Ebola virus. Whilst vaccines can protect people against these diseases, there is an urgent need... more
The Latest: NY ends religious exemptions to vaccine mandates  ABC NEWS · 5 days
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation eliminating a religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren in the face of the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades more
Breaking the code: How is a mother's immunity transferred to her baby?  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A study has determined how a pregnant woman's vaccine-induced immunity is transferred to her child, which has implications for the development of more effective... more
The Latest: NY moves to end religious vaccine exemption  ABC NEWS · 5 days
The New York state Assembly has voted to eliminate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren in the face of its worst measles outbreak in decades more
New York set to cut religious exemption to vaccine mandates  ABC NEWS · 6 days
New York state would eliminate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates under a bill expected to pass the state Legislature more
Jessica Biel not against vaccinations, just against bill  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Actress Jennifer Biel says she's not opposed to vaccinations, but she does not support a bill in California that would limit medical exemptions more
Adjuvant that prevents vaccine-enhanced respiratory disease in RSV identified  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A unique adjuvant, a substance that enhances the body's immune response to toxins and foreign matter, can prevent vaccine-enhanced respiratory disease, a sickness that has posed a major hurdle in... more
Lower risk of Type 1 diabetes seen in children vaccinated against 'stomach flu' virus  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Vaccinating babies against a virus that causes childhood 'stomach flu' greatly reduces their chance of getting so sick that they... more
Norovirus structures could help develop therapeutics to fight food-borne illness  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Noroviruses are a leading cause of food-borne illness outbreaks, accounting for 58% of all outbreaks and cause 685 million cases worldwide each year. There is no effective therapeutic... more
HIB-vaccinated children show improved anthropometric, cognitive, and schooling outcomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
India accounts for the highest number of Haemophilus influenzae type b cases and Hib- associated deaths in the world. more
Norovirus structures could help develop treatments for food poisoning  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have used cryo-EM and computational tools to reconstruct the shell structures of four different strains of human noroviruses. Deciphering this can help inform future vaccine developments against the virus. more
Norovirus structures could help develop treatments for food poisoning  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Noroviruses are a leading cause of food-borne illness outbreaks, accounting for 58% of all outbreaks and cause 685 million cases worldwide each year. There is no effective therapeutic against them.... more
Genetic variations linked with persistence of immunity after routine childhood vaccination  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
A genome-wide search in thousands of children in the UK and Netherlands has revealed genetic variants associated with differing levels of protective antibodies produced after routine... more
Genetics influence how protective childhood vaccines are for individual infants  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A genome-wide search in thousands of children in the UK and Netherlands has revealed genetic variants associated with differing levels of protective antibodies produced after routine childhood immunizations.... more
Children up to date on pertussis vaccine schedule have low risk of developing whooping cough  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
In a large new Kaiser Permanente study, children who were up to date on their pertussis vaccine schedule... more
Researchers map the most common bacterial cause of pneumonia around the world  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers have mapped the most common bacterial cause of pneumonia around the world and revealed how these bacteria evolve in response to vaccination. more
Pneumonia mapped in largest genomic survey of any disease-causing bacterium  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have mapped the most common bacterial cause of pneumonia around the world and revealed how these bacteria evolve in response to vaccination. Scientists from the Wellcome Sanger... more
Chickenpox vaccination lowers risk of pediatric shingles  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A study of more than 6 million children showed routine varicella vaccine considerably lessened likelihood of painful shingles disease. more
Chickenpox vaccine lessens likelihood of pediatric shingles  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Children who receive the chickenpox (varicella) vaccine are significantly less likely to contract shingles, according to a new study led by researchers at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research published today in the... more
FDA approves first vaccine for prevention of dengue disease in endemic regions  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today the approval of Dengvaxia, the first vaccine approved for the prevention of dengue disease caused by... more
Visible public health leadership needed to boost vaccine coverage  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Public health experts are calling for local directors of public health to provide visible leadership to address the recent systematic deterioration of vaccine coverage levels. more
Immune cells play unexpected role in early tuberculosis infection  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A class of immune cells called innate lymphoid cells mediates the body's initial defense against tuberculosis (TB), according to new research. Boosting this response may provide a new approach to... more
Scientists 'on the right track' toward universal flu vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
New research could bring scientists a step closer to developing an effective, universal flu vaccine. more
Medical News Today: Debunking the anti-vaccination myths  MNT · 2 weeks
For decades, doctors and scientists have advocated for the use of vaccinations to promote public health. Vaccines are safe and effective, but there is a growing anti-vaccination movement that disputes this. In this article,... more
Texas Biomed awarded $2 million DOD grant to study promising Zika vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The emerging Zika virus is a particular threat to pregnant women. The disease can be transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito and... more
Novel indicator of influenza immunity  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A study of influenza virus transmission in Nicaraguan households reveals new insights into the type of immune responses that may be protective against influenza virus infection, report investigators. The findings could help scientists design more effective influenza vaccines... more
Snapshot of chikungunya could lead to drugs, vaccines for viral arthritis  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A team has snapped high-resolution pictures of chikungunya virus latched onto a protein found on the surface of cells in the joints. The structures shows in... more
Stalk antibodies provide flu protection in humans  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A universal flu vaccine that could prevent a potential influenza pandemic has been a holy grail for epidemiologists around the world ever since the first flu vaccines were developed in 1938. more
How a leap of faith can take science forward  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
At the movies, scientific discoveries are often portrayed as a Eureka moment in the laboratory. Reality, however, couldn't be more different—early-stage academic inventions often require long cycles of testing, validation... more
Cranberry Compounds Make Bacteria More Sensitive to Antibiotics  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
When treated with proanthocyanidins, bioactive compounds derived from the fruits of the American cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon), human pathogens Escherichia coli,... more
Public health leaders issue statement asserting its commitment to vaccine acceptance  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
On Thursday, an international coalition of public health leaders including CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy Dean Ayman El-Mohandes and Senior Scholar Scott... more
IVI and MCRI to coordinate global push for developing vaccine against Strep A bacteria  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The International Vaccine Institute and Australia's Murdoch Children's Research Institute will coordinate a global push to free the world of... more
How the immune system keeps the Epstein-Barr virus in check  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A protein called PD-1, which is found on immune cells called CD8+ T cells, plays a key role in controlling infection with the Epstein-Barr virus, according to a... more
Women in low- and middle-income countries need radiotherapy to treat their cervical cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A first of its kind study is reporting that millions of women in low- and middle-income countries will need life-saving radiotherapy to... more
Precision nanomedicine: towards skin-based delivery vaccination  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Epidermal immune cells pick up liposomes covered with a sugar-like molecule and pave the way towards transdermal vaccinations. more
Thousands of US kindergartners unvaccinated without waivers  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
As states debate making it tougher for students to avoid vaccinations for religious or philosophical reasons, federal data shows children using such waivers are outnumbered in many states by those with no excuse for... more
Large-scale genomic sequencing narrows search for Strep A vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The global search for a group A streptococcal (Strep A) vaccine has narrowed after researchers identified a common gene signature in almost all global Strep A strains by sequencing thousands... more
Researchers get one step closer to global Strep A vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The search for a global Strep A vaccine has narrowed after researchers sequenced the DNA of more than 2000 Group A Streptococcus samples from around the world. more
Group A strep genome research expedites vaccine development efforts  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The global search for a group A streptococcal (Strep A) vaccine has narrowed after researchers identified a common gene signature in almost all global Strep A strains by sequencing thousands... more
Maine to end non-medical exemptions for vaccinations  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Gov. Janet Mills has signed into law a bill that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for required vaccinations in Maine more
Measles vaccination for all to prevent future disease outbreaks  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Measles was declared eradicated in the United States in 2000, but has reappeared in recent months in the form of outbreaks in several states. more
Measles: Symptoms, Treatment and Vaccination  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
Measles is making a comeback. Here's what you should know about one of the most contagious infectious diseases in the world. more
Game theory highlights power of local reporting in vaccine decisions  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Computational modeling of social networks suggests that vaccination programs are more successful in containing disease when individuals have access to local information about disease prevalence. more
Game theory highlights power of local reporting in vaccine decisions  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Computational modeling of social networks suggests that vaccination programs are more successful in containing disease when individuals have access to local information about disease prevalence. Anupama Sharma of... more
Study reveals a better way to help increase support for vaccinations  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The re-introduction of measles, mumps and other previously eradicated diseases to the United States is nothing short of a public health crisis. Since Jan. 1, a... more
Monkey-infecting virus shows promise as potential component of future HIV vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A protein from Simian Immunodeficiency Virus, which can infect monkeys and apes, has shown promise as a potential component of a vaccine against Human Immunodeficiency Virus,... more
Tougher vaccine rules move forward in California  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
California lawmakers are moving ahead with tougher rules that limit parents from choosing whether to vaccinate their schoolchildren more
Exposing vaccine hesitant to real-life pain of diseases makes them more pro-vaccine  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New research finds there is a better way to help increase support for vaccinations: Expose people to the pain and suffering caused by vaccine-preventable... more
Monkey-infecting virus may provide part of future HIV vaccine  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A protein from Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), which can infect monkeys and apes, has shown promise as a potential component of a vaccine against Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). more
Better way to transport life-saving vaccines  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have invented a stable, affordable way to store fragile vaccines for weeks at a time at temperatures up to 40C, opening the way for life-saving anti-viral vaccines to reach remote and impoverished regions of the... more
Finding common ground can reduce parents’ hesitation about vaccines  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
Physicians are examining whether discussing shared health goals can bring vaccine-hesitant parents on board. more
Scientists develop single vaccination approach to combat influenza and pneumococcal infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Scientists from the University of Adelaide's Research Centre for Infectious Diseases have developed a single vaccination approach to simultaneously combat influenza and pneumococcal infections, the world's... more
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