- Daily MailSep 03 02:12 PM
Just over half of pregnant women have the vaccine, with experts believing some women are put off the idea of receiving jabs in pregnancy. Whooping cough can be fatal, particularly in babies.
- AFP Relax News via Yahoo! NewsAug 24 09:21 AM
Scientists have taken a major step towards creating a vaccine that works against multiple strains of influenza, according to two studies published Monday in top journals. A "universal vaccine" is the holy grail of immunisation efforts against the flu, a shape-shifting virus which kills up to half a million people each year, according the World Health Organization. Existing vaccines target a part...
- Sky News via Yahoo Canada NewsSep 01 01:28 AM
A new vaccine to prevent meningitis B is to be offered to babies from the age of two months in the first national and publicly-funded programme of its kind in the world. The jab, which has been delayed by rows over cost, also protects against infection by meningococcal group B bacteria, which can cause meningitis and septicaemia or blood poisoning. One of the first babies to be given the new ...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsSep 02 03:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The man charged in a California kidnapping that police initially dismissed as a hoax said he acted alone, and that mental illness and a side effect from a vaccine contributed to his behavior, the FBI said in a court filing.
- Business Wire via Yahoo! FinanceAug 25 07:00 AM
The Pan-Provincial Vaccine Enterprise Inc. , a national Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research located at the University of Saskatchewan, and Vaxent in Memphis, Tennessee, are pleased to announce the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of StreptAnova®, a vaccine designed to prevent Group A streptococcal infections.
- Hartlepool MailSep 01 06:29 AM
New vaccine to prevent meningitis to be offered to babies from today
- Press Association via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsAug 31 04:15 PM
A new vaccine to prevent deadly meningitis is to be given to babies across the UK from today.
- WebMDSep 03 10:20 AM
WebMD talks with experts from the CDC and American Academy of Pediatrics about alternative vaccine schedules for infants.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsSep 03 07:33 AM
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — One day after the World Health Organization confirmed two cases of polio in Ukrainian children, the country's health minister says efforts are underway to import enough vaccine to prevent an outbreak.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsAug 19 11:31 AM
An experimental vaccine against the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus, or MERS, has shown promise when tested on lab monkeys, researchers said Wednesday. There are no approved vaccines against MERS, which is believed to originate in camels and began to sicken people in 2012, killing hundreds since then. Infections have mainly been seen in the Middle East, South Korea, Europe and the ...
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