How feasible is a Staphylococcus Epidermidis vaccine?
What are immunizations?Immunizations, also called vaccinations, help protect you or your child from diseases. When you are given an immunization, you receive a vaccine that contains fragments of a disease organism or small amounts of a weakened disease organism. The vaccine causes your immune ...
An international team of researchers has assembled a mosaic with more than 2 million pieces to complete a picture of a strain of bacteria that causes a rapidly fatal form of meningitis. Now that they have clues to the bacteria's mode of operation, researchers can design a vaccine to prevent ...
Fact sheet about the meningococcal vaccine from the CDC.
Many children aren't fully protected from childhood diseases like measles and whooping cough because they didn't get the complete series of recommended vaccines or they didn't get them on time.
Younger doctors are more skeptical about the safety and effectiveness of childhood vaccines than older doctors, a new study suggests.
How do we improve immunogenicity of the influenza vaccine in older adults?
Preteens appear to get same protection with two doses of HPV vaccine as young women who get three
WebMD explains what the flu vaccine is and whether it’s effective against all types of flu viruses including the recent outbreak of swine flu, as well as bird flu and types A, B, and C.
Vaccination has saved thousands of lives, report says, but outbreaks occurring as some people opt out
What strategies can be implemented to increase adolescent uptake of the influenza vaccination?
A new generation of adjuvants are emerging in effective vaccines against infectious diseases and cancer.
The current measles outbreak, which has topped 100 cases so far, is believed to have started at two Disney theme parks in California.
This paper reviews the importance of vaccination in the prevention of infectious diseases and discusses vaccine implementation in developing countries.
Sporadic outbreaks caused by travelers to countries without vaccination programs, doctors say
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) can cause birth defects if exposure happens during pregnancy; an experimental vaccine may curb CMV infection, new research shows.
Five American teens reportedly developed a serious neurological condition called Guillain-Barré syndrome after being vaccinated with Menactra, which is made by Sanofi Pasteur.
How has the influenza vaccine evolved to match the evolution of influenza viruses?
Meningitis vaccines can protect against most types of meningococcal disease. Should you get a vaccine for your child or teen? Here is information parents should know.