News & Perspective

Mar 28, 2014

Mar 28, 2014
H3N2 influenza

Study: Mutations during egg step cut last year's flu vaccine effectiveness

Canadian scientists may have solved the mystery of low vaccine efficacy against the H3N2 strain.

Mar 25, 2014

Mar 25, 2014
map of West Africa

Guinea's Ebola outbreak leads to testing in Liberia

Ill patients in Liberia and Sierra Leone cause concern in what WHO calls 'rapidly evolving' Ebola outbreak.

Mar 07, 2014

Mar 07, 2014
adult hospitalized patient

Canadian study: Vaccine cut risk of flu-related hospitalization 59%

Study says this year's vaccine provided moderate protection against serious flu outcomes.