New Coronavirus Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise In Early, Limited Trial

A view of Moderna headquarters in Cambridge, Mass., earlier this month. Moderna is touting preliminary data from a limited coronavirus vaccine trial. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Maddie Meyer/Getty Images A view of Moderna headquarters in Cambridge, Mass., earlier this month. Moderna is …

Vaccine Requirements Are On The Ballot In Maine, After A New Law Divided Parents

Pediatrician Dr. Laura Blaisdell, co-chair of Maine Families for Vaccines, joined supporters at the Augusta State House in February for a campaign event. Patty Wight/Maine Public Radio hide caption toggle caption Patty Wight/Maine Public Radio Pediatrician Dr. Laura Blaisdell, co-chair of Maine Families for Vaccines, …

Researchers Step Up Efforts To Develop A ‘Universal’ Flu Vaccine

Most efforts to develop a universal flu vaccine have focused on the lollipop-shaped hemagglutinin protein (pink in this illustration of a flu virus). Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Libra/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Libra/Getty Images Most efforts to develop a universal flu vaccine …

Medical News Today: Giving TB vaccine intravenously boosts efficacy

Experiments in rhesus macaques show that changing the mode of administration of an existing vaccine yields “amazing” results in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). Share on PinterestDelivering the TB vaccine intravenously rather than intradermally may prove significantly more effective. Globally, TB is one of the …

Vaccine Fraud Payback

When I was a kid, if I were told that I’d be writing a book about diet and nutrition when I was older, let alone having been doing a health related radio show for over 36 years, I would’ve thought that whoever told me that …

How The Oral Polio Vaccine Can Cause Polio

One of the vaccines used to prevent polio has actually been causing some people to get the disease. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Just last month, the World Health Organization announced that two of three strains of polio had been eradicated. It’s been one of the great …

Polio Vaccine May Stall The End Of Polio

Photo taken Sun., Aug. 28, 2016. A health official inks a child finger to indicate she has been administered with a polio vaccine at a camp of people displaced by Islamist extremist in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Sunday Alamba/AP hide caption toggle caption Sunday Alamba/AP Photo taken …

There’s A Promising New Vaccine For One Of The World’s Top Health Threats

Indonesians independently carry out fumigation in their neighborhood to eradicate the larvae of mosquitoes that cause dengue fever. A new vaccine to prevent dengue may be on the horizon. Aditya Irawan/NurPhoto/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Aditya Irawan/NurPhoto/Getty Images Indonesians independently carry out fumigation in …