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Oct 25, 2017

Oct 25, 2017
Vaccine older patient

ACIP gives nod to new shingles vaccine, 3rd MMR dose for outbreaks

Panel gives a preference to Shingrix and recommends MMR for mumps outbreaks.

Sep 29, 2017

Sep 29, 2017
Vaccine in pregnancy

Study: Tdap vaccine in pregnancy protects infants

The vaccine protected 78% of newborns from pertussis and 90% from hospitalized cases.

Sep 27, 2017

Sep 27, 2017
Fireman amidst smoke

Pneumonia vaccine gaps found in adults with work-related asthma

Only 54% of US workers with asthma had received the recommended pneumococcal vaccine.

Aug 30, 2017

Aug 30, 2017
Hurricane Harvey flood rescue

Experts: Avoid unneeded tetanus shots in wake of Harvey

"It would be a mistake to divert important resources during this time toward tetanus vaccination."

Mar 30, 2017

Mar 30, 2017
Vaccine cold storage

Freezing, shortages among global vaccine challenges

Vaccines are unavailable at least once a month, and 19% to 38% of shipments have temperature issues.

Jul 21, 2016

Jul 21, 2016
East Pyne Hall, Princeton University

Meningitis B vaccine disappoints in campus outbreak

Most recipients produced antibodies, but 34% had no immune response to the outbreak strain.

Jul 23, 2015

Jul 23, 2015
Vaccine research

Experts propose $2 billion global vaccine fund

Money could come from governments, industry, and others, with grants monitored by independent groups.

Jun 24, 2015

Jun 24, 2015
Young adult being vaccinated

ACIP endorses individual choice on meningitis B vaccine

ACIP stops short of recommending routine use of group B vaccine in young people.

Feb 17, 2014

Feb 17, 2014
Infant vaccination

Studies yield varied findings on pneumococcal vaccines

The 13-valent vaccine for young kids was shown more effective than the 23-valent version for older adults.

Nov 14, 2013

Nov 14, 2013
Lab technician

Malaria vaccine group unveils new blueprint for developers

WHO-led malaria vaccine development group announces new goals and a wish list for future vaccines.

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