“To our knowledge, only one case of APMPPE following human influenza virus vaccine was reported, and this case reportedly demonstrated a benign clinical course.” The researchers encourage doctors to be aware, though this case was both benign and extremely rare.
Infants exposed to Zika virus in-utero aren't the only ones at risk of brain damage from the virus. Researchers at The Rockefeller University and La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology believe the virus can "wreak havoc" in almost anyone's brain.
While the influenza vaccine has endured its fair share of controversy, new research shed light on one of the flu shot’s added benefits: diabetes patients who get the vaccine may not suffer as many cardiovascular or respiratory problems.
Chlamydia is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and now the first steps toward creating a vaccine have been accomplished.
Researchers have described a novel strategy that could augment the current process for forecasting the naturally occurring mutations that help seasonal flu virus dodge the vaccine with a more precise approach.