Trump Accuses FDA Of Playing Politics With COVID-19 Vaccine Guidelines

President Trump addresses reporters during a Wednesday news conference. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joshua Roberts/Getty Images President Trump addresses reporters during a Wednesday news conference. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images President Trump on Wednesday decried reported health agency efforts to issue stricter guidelines for …

COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Paused, Due To Illness In One Volunteer

Drug maker AstraZeneca has announced that it is pausing its COVID-19 vaccine trial due to a “potentially unexplained illness” in one of the trial volunteers. The vaccine was developed by the University of Oxford in partnership with Astra Zeneca. It’s being studied in thousands of …

Top Adviser To Operation Warp Speed Calls An October Vaccine ‘Extremely Unlikely’

A researcher takes blood samples from a patient as she participates in a COVID-19 vaccine study last month at the Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Fla. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images A researcher takes blood …

CDC Asks States To Plan For Potential Vaccine Distribution Starting In Late October

A COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna Inc. and the National Institutes of Health, shown here, is one of three vaccines in Phase 3 trials in the U.S. With development and testing underway, health officials are asking states to prepare for limited distribution of a potential …

Early Oxford-AstraZeneca Coronavirus Vaccine Data ‘Encouraging,’ Scientists Say

An experimental vaccine candidate being developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University to protect against COVID-19 triggered an immune response against the coronavirus and appeared to be safe. Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty Images An experimental vaccine candidate …

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 …