Vaccination
Researchers make significant advances in developing novel Zika virus vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Researchers from the University of Adelaide have made significant advances in developing a novel vaccine against Zika virus, which could potentially lead to global elimination of the disease. more
Brown, Insight Therapeutics partnership to accelerate research on flu vaccines for older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
With support from a three-year $2.1 million agreement with Insight Therapeutics, a private company that focuses on the health care of older... more
Medical News Today: What ingredients are in vaccines?  MNT · 16 hours
In this Special Feature article, we explore the various components that go into modern vaccines and discuss the purpose of these ingredients. more
Rectal microbes could make a difference to the effectiveness of HIV vaccines  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Microbes living in the rectum could make a difference to the effectiveness of experimental HIV vaccines, according to researchers at the University of California,... more
Rectal microbes influence effectiveness of HIV vaccine  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Microbes living in the rectum could make a difference to the effectiveness of experimental HIV vaccines, according to researchers. more
Breakthrough in Zika virus vaccine  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers have made significant advances in developing a novel vaccine against Zika virus, which could potentially lead to global elimination of the disease. more
Influenza research could pave way for new and improved drugs, vaccines  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers at the Centenary Institute and the University of Sydney have discovered a key reason as to why the influenza virus is so effective at establishing... more
Scientists develop an approach to vaccinate against gut inflammation  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term that describes many disorders that involve chronic inflammation of the digestive tract, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. These conditions are tied... more
Scientists solve 3D structure of vaccinia virus RNA polymerase  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
For viruses to multiply, they usually need the support of the cells they infect. In many cases, only in their host's nucleus can they find the machines, enzymes and building... more
Measles comeback attributed to anti-vaccination campaigns  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Measles, a viral infection that is highly contagious is making a comeback over the past few years in several developed as well as developing nations. This is mainly due to the decline in vaccination rates that... more
Virus multiplication in 3D  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Vaccinia viruses serve as a vaccine against human smallpox and as the basis of new cancer therapies. Two studies now provide fascinating insights into their unusual propagation strategy at the atomic level. more
Safer viruses for vaccine research and diagnosis  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new technology to produce safer 'hybrid' viruses at high volumes for use in vaccines and diagnostics for mosquito-borne diseases has been developed. more
Study looks at flu vaccine requirement for children, caregivers in U.S. child care centers  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Influenza can be especially dangerous for children, who are at greater risk for serious complications from the illness, including hospitalization... more
A recombinant platform for flavivirus vaccines and diagnostics using chimeras  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new technology to produce safer ‘hybrid’ viruses at high volumes for use in vaccines and diagnostics for mosquito-borne diseases has been developed at The University of Queensland. more
Doctors end protest to demand flu vaccines for migrants  ABC NEWS · 3 days
A group of doctors say they have ended their three-day protest against the U.S. government's refusal to allow them into detention facilities to administer the flu vaccine to migrants more
Researchers test vaccine strategy for chronic inflammatory diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Chronic inflammatory bowel diseases, such as Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis, are linked to abnormalities of the gut microbiota in humans and in animals. Patients generally present reduced bacterial diversity in their... more
Arkansas judge denies students' appeal to vaccination policy  ABC NEWS · 4 days
A judge has denied two University of Arkansas students' request to block a public health decree that has barred them from attending classes during a mumps outbreak because they don't have the proper... more
NS1 DNA vaccination protects against Zika infection through T cell-mediated immunity in immunocompetent mice  Science Magazine · 4 days
The causal association of Zika virus (ZIKV) with microcephaly, congenital malformations in infants, and Guillain-Barré syndrome in adults highlights the... more
Altering intestinal microbiota, vaccinating against inflammatory diseases  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Targeted immunization against bacterial flagellin, a protein that forms the appendage that enables bacterial mobility, can beneficially alter the intestinal microbiota, decreasing the bacteria's ability to cause inflammation and thus protecting against an array... more
UMSOM researchers to test the safety, tolerability of prototype Shigella-ETEC vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Each year, millions of people contract serious diarrheal illnesses typically from contaminated food and water. Among the biggest causes of diarrheal diseases are the bacteria Shigella... more
New approach to broadly acting, highly effective HIV vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Researchers have reported a major advance in the creation of a successful HIV vaccine that is not produced by the host animal. more
Malaysia vaccinating for polio after first case in 27 years  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Malaysia has began a vaccination campaign in a rural town on Borneo island after a 3-month-old boy was confirmed to have polio in the country's first case of... more
Polio scare as Malaysia reports first case in 27 years  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Malaysia has began a vaccination campaign in a rural town on Borneo island after a 3-month-old boy was confirmed to have polio in the country's first case of... more
Breakthrough research develops novel vaccine poised to cure peanut allergies  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Peanut allergies could become a thing of the past as breakthrough research from the University of South Australia develops a radically novel vaccination that's poised to cure the... more
Typhoid conjugate vaccine proves its worth in the field  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A new typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) that has been approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety has proved extremely effective in both young children... more
Vaccine group announces creation of Ebola vaccine stockpile  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The vaccine alliance GAVI announced it would invest $178 million to create a global stockpile of about 500,000 Ebola vaccines, in a move health officials say could help prevent future outbreaks from... more
'Crazymothers' Want You to Stop Calling Them 'Anti-Vaxxers'  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
An anti-vaccine group wants to rebrand itself as "vaccine risk aware." Here's why they can't. more
Researchers uncover early adherence step in intestinal transit of Shigella  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The bacterial pathogen Shigella, often spread through contaminated food or water, is a leading cause of mortality in both children and older adults in the developing world. Although... more
Virtual reality as communication tool for improving flu vaccination rates  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Using a virtual reality simulation to show how flu spreads and its impact on others could be a way to encourage more people to get a flu vaccination,... more
Samoa shuts down country for mass measles vaccinations  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The Pacific island nation of Samoa will shut down its government services for two days while officials try to stem a deadly measles outbreak that killed 53, 48 of whom were children... more
Virtual reality could help flu vaccination rates  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Using a virtual reality simulation to show how flu spreads and its impact on others could be a way to encourage more people to get a flu vaccination, according to a new study. more
50 children killed by measles in Samoa as outbreak worsens  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A measles outbreak in Samoa has killed 50 babies and young children as authorities race to vaccinate the entire population of the South Pacific nation more
New vaccine against bovine TB  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports says that for the first time a vaccine has been created against bovine tuberculosis that can be given without affecting the ability to diagnose tuberculosis later using the PPD... more
Health organizations urge people to get vaccinated against the flu  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Health organizations are urging people to get their flu shot soon to protect themselves during the upcoming influenza season. more
New vaccine will stop the spread of bovine tuberculosis  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists at the University of Surrey have developed a novel vaccine and complementary skin test to protect cattle against bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB). more
New compound may enhance dengue vaccine efficacy by simulating amino acid deficiency  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study published in the journal Science Signaling on November 26, 2019, describes a mouse experiment, in which the immune response to the... more
New method accelerates development of protein therapeutics  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Glycosylation—the attachment of sugars to proteins—plays a critical role in both cellular function and in the development of therapeutics, like vaccines. more
Research could help design better flu vaccines  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Each year millions of Americans become sick with the flu, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized and tens of thousands die. Getting the flu shot can reduce the chances of infection. But, at best, the... more
Building a better flu shot  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Getting the flu shot can reduce the chances of infection. But, at best, the vaccine is only effective 40% to 60% of the time, according to the CDC. Now researchers have data that show how cellular RNA levels... more
Newly developed personalized vaccine system could delay onset of pancreatic cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London and Zhengzhou University have developed a personalized vaccine system that could ultimately delay the onset of pancreatic cancer. The... more
More polio cases now caused by vaccine than by wild virus  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
More polio cases now caused by vaccine than by wild virus as 4 African countries report them more
Excess Weight Can Weaken The Flu Shot  NPR · 3 weeks
Scientists have come to realize that flu vaccines are less effective for people who are overweight or obese. Now researchers are trying to figure out why and hope to develop better vaccines. more
Cochrane review provides information on HPV vaccines and dose schedules in young women, men  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
New evidence published in the Cochrane Library today provides further information on the benefits and harms of different human papillomavirus... more
Assessing different HPV vaccines and vaccine schedules in adolescent girls and boys  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New evidence provides further information on the benefits and harms of different human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines and vaccine schedules in young women and men. more
Creating viral targets can weaken HIV vaccination  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Vaccination against HIV/SIV can backfire if the vaccine induces the wrong kind of immune response. Scientists have evidence that creating too many soft targets can weaken vaccination that would otherwise provide protection against SIV... more
Efforts to move the needle on flu shot rates get stuck  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
It's free and available everywhere. Yet most Americans skip the annual flu shot - with the number of dispensed vaccines barely changed in the past decade,... more
Experimental vaccine elicits antibodies that can neutralize multiple HIV strains  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
An experimental HIV vaccine developed by scientists at Scripps Research and the nonprofit vaccine research organization IAVI has reached an important milestone by eliciting antibodies that can neutralize... more
Study examines prevalence of Miller-Fisher syndrome after vaccination in the U.S.  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A recent study published in Muscle & Nerve created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Food and Drug Administration examined the prevalence of Miller-Fisher syndrome... more
Influenza vaccine found to be safe for people with autoimmune neuromuscular disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A recent study published in Muscle & Nerve appears to show that the influenza vaccination is safe to use for those with autoimmune neuromuscular... more
ETVAX vaccine candidate shows promise against enterotoxigenic E. coli diarrhea  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
University of Gothenburg reports first successful results of the oral, inactivated vaccine candidate ETVAX against enterotoxigenic E. coli diarrhea in a placebo-controlled phase I/II study in infants and... more
MIT researchers develop method to isolate T cells primed for certain allergies or infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
When your immune system is exposed to a vaccine, an allergen, or an infectious microbe, subsets of T cells that... more
Oral vaccination with cholera toxin helps counteract age-associated obesity  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Here the research team tested a safe and well-established microbe-based immune adjuvant to restore immune homeostasis and counteract inflammation-associated obesity in animal models. more
25 years of research to fight cervical cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
According to the World Health Organization, cervical cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer affecting women worldwide. Currently, early screenings of pre-cancerous tissues and vaccination have proven to be the... more
Research findings can be used in antiviral development against enterovirus infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Despite their prevalence, there are no antivirals on the market against enteroviruses, and vaccines have been developed only against couple of serotypes. The production of vaccines... more
Unlocking the secrets of badger dispersal to minimize the spread of bovine TB  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
By understanding how, when, and why badgers move from one social group to another, researchers hope information gleaned from GPS devices will... more
Researchers propose a novel method to underscore the benefits of HPV vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Health campaigns on social media aimed at increasing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination may see greater success, according to Drexel University researchers, if they inject... more
Legislation and rising incidence of vaccine preventable diseases – the connection explored  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
There have been repeated reports of outbreaks of “vaccine-preventable disease” or VPDs across United States over the past few years. A new research letter... more
Scientists make vampire bats 'glow' to simulate vaccine spread  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
University of Michigan scientists and their colleagues used glowing fluorescent gel to test the potential effectiveness of vaccines to control rabies and other diseases in wild bats. more
Samoa shuts schools, declares emergency as measles kills 6  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Samoa has closed all its schools, banned children from public gatherings and mandated that everybody get vaccinated after declaring a state of emergency due to a measles outbreak that has... more
CSU awarded $1.2 million subcontract to accelerate tuberculosis vaccine development  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A team of researchers in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology at Colorado State University aim to advance what is known about the complex immune response necessary... more
Newly identified antibody has potential to stop, reverse pulmonary arterial hypertension  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Scientists at the University of Sheffield, working in collaboration with drug and vaccine developer Kymab Ltd, Cambridge, have identified a novel antibody that has the potential... more
IL-23 costimulates antigen-specific MAIT cell activation and enables vaccination against bacterial infection  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Mucosal-associated invariant T (MAIT) cells are activated in a TCR-dependent manner by antigens derived from the riboflavin synthesis pathway, including 5-(2-oxopropylideneamino)-6-d-ribitylaminouracil (5-OP-RU), bound to... more
Scientists close in on malaria vaccine  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists have taken another big step forward towards developing a vaccine that's effective against the most severe forms of malaria. more
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