Vaccine


HIV Vaccine Efficacy Study begins in South Africa

HIV Vaccine Efficacy Study begins in South Africa

The first HIV vaccine efficacy study in seven years has begun in South Africa to test whether a modified vaccine candidate can...

Nov 28 2016, 10:17pm CST

Australian Scientists Closer to Creating HIV Vaccine

Australian Scientists Closer to Creating HIV Vaccine

Australian scientists have taken a step in the "right direction" to creating a vaccine for the deadly HIV virus.Researchers fr...

Nov 21 2016, 12:42am CST

Could a Cold Vaccine Be Next?

Could a Cold Vaccine Be Next?

The common cold is one of the most difficult things to counteract in medicine. Part of the problem is that there are just so ma...

Oct 2 2016, 12:28pm CDT

Chickenpox Cases Drop Considerably Since Implementing Two Doses of Vaccine, CDC Reports

Chickenpox Cases Drop Considerably Since Implementing Two Doses of Vaccine, CDC Reports

Study finds chickenpox cases down 85 percent since 2-dose varicella vaccine started...

Sep 4 2016, 4:16am CDT

New Dengue Vaccine Could Increase the Disease

New Dengue Vaccine Could Increase the Disease

A novel dengue vaccine could in fact prove to be pretty harmful in the end. Far from lessening the chances of the spread of the...

Sep 2 2016, 7:45am CDT

Researchers Develop First Vaccine for STI Chlamydia

Researchers Develop First Vaccine for STI Chlamydia

The experts have created the first functional vaccine for the STI known as chlamydia. It is hoped this will put an end to this...

Jul 20 2016, 4:56am CDT

Australian Researchers a Step Closer to Malaria Vaccine

Australian researchers are a step closer to developing a vaccine against malaria, a statement said on Friday.Researchers from...

Jul 1 2016, 3:40am CDT

Zika Virus Monkey Study Results Could Help Make a Vaccine for Humans

Zika Virus Monkey Study Results Could Help Make a Vaccine for Humans

A study that examined primates showed that the Zika virus undergoes several complications during the period of gestation....

Jun 29 2016, 5:00am CDT

Zika Vaccine Can Also Prevent Dengue Virus

Zika Vaccine Can Also Prevent Dengue Virus

The scientists are closer than ever to having developed a Zika vaccine that is also effective against dengue virus....

Jun 24 2016, 3:15am CDT

Drones Could Cut Vaccine Delivery Costs

Drones Could Cut Vaccine Delivery Costs

Using unmanned drones to deliver vaccines in low- and middle-income countries may save money and improve vaccination rates, sa...

Jun 22 2016, 9:02am CDT

Flu vaccine during pregnancy can protect newborns

Flu vaccine during pregnancy can protect newborns

New York, June 3 (IANS) Immunising mothers against flu can decrease the risk of their infants getting influenza during the firs...

Jun 3 2016, 5:09am CDT

Malaria Vaccine Offers Durable Protection in Human Trials

Malaria Vaccine Offers Durable Protection in Human Trials

An experimental malaria vaccine has been found to protect a small number of healthy people from infection for more than one yea...

May 10 2016, 3:17am CDT

Zika virus vaccine

Brazil Invests $1.9 Million to Partner with University of Texas over Zika Vaccine

Brazil has just shown it is not folding its hands while Zika virus decimates its people, or to allow itself to be made the joke...

Feb 11 2016, 9:31am CST

Zika virus vaccine

Brazil Invests $1.9 Million to Partner with University of Texas over Zika Vaccine

Brazil has just shown it is not folding its hands while Zika virus decimates its people, or to allow itself to be made the joke...

Feb 11 2016, 9:30am CST

Whooping Cough Vaccine is not Providing Long-lasting Protection, Study Finds

Whooping Cough Vaccine is not Providing Long-lasting Protection, Study Finds

The effects of whooping cough booster vaccine fade away with each passing year and leave teens vulnerable to the infection...

Feb 7 2016, 11:44pm CST

Zika vaccine

Scientists Face Great Challenges As They Attempt to Produce Vaccine for Zika Virus

While Zika virus continues to ravage parts of Brazil and other surrounding countries, millions of people in other places have n...

Feb 3 2016, 11:55am CST

Dengue fever vaccination

Dengue Outbreak: Brazil Approves Vaccine Dengvaxia by Sanofi SA

Following health reports that about 1.5 million people in Brazil have come down with dengue fever in 2015, the country has appr...

Dec 29 2015, 1:54am CST

First Dengue Fever Vaccine Approved for Use in Mexico

First Dengue Fever Vaccine Approved for Use in Mexico

Dengue fever affects around 400 million people each year and is endemic in more than 100 countries....

Dec 12 2015, 9:42am CST

Universal Flu Vaccine to End Seasonal Flu Shots

Universal Flu Vaccine to End Seasonal Flu Shots

Science gets closer to a universal flu vaccine. New research shows promising results....

Aug 25 2015, 3:14am CDT

First MERS Vaccine Works on Animals

First MERS Vaccine Works on Animals

Researchers have tested a new synthetic vaccine that can generate antibodies against MERS and build up immunity in animals....

Aug 20 2015, 9:47am CDT

World's First Malaria Vaccine Approved by EU

World's First Malaria Vaccine Approved by EU

The world’s first malaria vaccine has finally been developed and furthermore given the green light signal by the EU....

Jul 24 2015, 7:14am CDT

Breakthrough Found for New Influenza Vaccine

Breakthrough Found for New Influenza Vaccine

A new study found that 43% of unvaccinated people in the UK have immune cells that protected them from symptoms of influenza. T...

Jun 18 2015, 2:58am CDT

Pfizer's Breakthrough Vaccine Could Be A Victim Of Its Own Success

Pfizer's Breakthrough Vaccine Could Be A Victim Of Its Own Success

Yesterday morning at a conference on infectious disease in Hyderabad, India, Marc Bonten, an epidemiologist from Utrecht Univer...

Mar 13 2014, 9:56am CDT

New flu vaccine replaces needles with patches

New flu vaccine replaces needles with patches

Afraid of needles? Not anymore. Researchers are now working on flu vaccine patches that can be self-applied at homes....

Mar 4 2014, 2:28am CST

World's First Malaria Vaccine Needs Regulatory Approval

World's First Malaria Vaccine Needs Regulatory Approval

GlaxoSmithKline has sought approval from health authorities regarding the marketing of world’s first malaria vaccine. The proto...

Oct 8 2013, 4:29am CDT