Children who are vaccinated for influenza indirectly reduced others’ chances at contracting the disease, according to findings published online December 9, 2014 in PLOS ONE.
In an effort to speed development of promising Ebola vaccines, US Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell today invoked the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act. The law protects drug developers from legal claims related to the manufacture, testing, development, distribution and administration of 3 vaccine candidates.
University of Michigan (UM) C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health found a large majority of parents – 74% – would remove their child from a daycare where other kids are unvaccinated.
More than a dozen studies over the past few decades have undermined the once common fear that influenza vaccines containing egg proteins could induce reactions such as anaphylaxis in people with egg allergies.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced the approval of Trumenba, the first vaccine licensed in the US to prevent invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B.
Vaccines do not contribute to multiple sclerosis or other central nervous system demyelinating syndrome onset, according to a study published in JAMA Neurology.