Vaccination
How to boost immune response to vaccines in older people  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Identifying interventions that improve vaccine efficacy in older persons is vital to deliver healthy aging for an aging population. Immunologists have identified a route for counteracting the age-related... more
Research offers hope for increasing the robustness of vaccine response in older people  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Research just published by the Linterman lab shows that the immune system of older mice can be given a helping hand by... more
Murdoch Children's Research Institute to roll-out clinical trial of BCG vaccine against COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Professor Kathryn North AC, Director of the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Melbourne, Australia, has announced its infectious disease researchers are preparing... more
Patients at risk of drug-induced sudden cardiac death in COVID-19  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, continues to spread, leading to more than 20,000 deaths worldwide in less than four months. Efforts are progressing to develop a COVID-19... more
Critical guidance to identify COVID-19 patients at risk of drug-induced sudden cardiac death  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, continues to spread, leading to more than 20,000 deaths worldwide in less than four months. Efforts... more
Coronavirus is not mutating rapidly, hope for vaccine development  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Despite the coronavirus infection numbers skyrocketing, there is still good news. A team of scientists found that the novel coronavirus is not mutating significantly, suggesting any vaccine developed to fight... more
German scientists test TB vaccine against coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) had taken a toll on the world, affecting 168 countries and more than 417,000 people. So far, more than 18,600 people have died due to complications of the disease. Scientists... more
Chemists race to decode RNA of new coronavirus  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
As scientists around the world race to decode the coronavirus that has caused more than 15,000 deaths in a matter of months, a group of University of Chicago chemists are focusing on... more
Coronavirus massive simulations completed on Frontera supercomputer  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A coronavirus envelope all-atom computer model is being developed. The coronavirus model builds on success of all-atom infuenza virus simulations. Molecular dynamics simulations for the coronavirus model tests ran on up to 4,000 nodes,... more
New Australian pilot program to monitor the effects of flu vaccines  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A new Australian pilot program led by The University of Western Australia, in partnership with SmartVax, MedAdvisor and the Queensland University of Technology, will monitor the... more
Singapore scientists study genes to fast-track coronavirus vaccine  REUTERS · 5 days
Scientists in Singapore say they have developed a way to track genetic changes that speeds testing of vaccines against a... more
CEL-SCI collaborates with UGA Center for Vaccines and Immunology to develop LEAPS COVID-19 immunotherapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
CEL-SCI Corporation announced today it has signed a collaboration agreement with the University of Georgia’s Center for Vaccines and Immunology... more
Projects to develop COVID-19 vaccines receive U.K. gov’t funding  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The U.K. government backs six projects aimed to fight the coronavirus outbreak, promising $23 million (£20 million) in funding. The projects, including two focused on vaccination trials, will help fast... more
The COVID-19 vaccine pipeline  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Major nations are in a race to make an effective vaccine that could help treat the novel coronavirus infection COVID-19. As hundreds of thousands are infected across the world and over sixteen thousand killed, the pandemic shows no signs of... more
Can a century-old TB vaccine steel the immune system against the new coronavirus?  Science Magazine · 6 days
Scientists launch trial of BCG, a vaccine made of living bacteria, to protect health care workers at risk of COVID-19 infection more
University of Queensland race to accelerate COVID-19 vaccine research  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
A funding injection of up to $17 million for vital University of Queensland research could help cut the timeline for an effective vaccine for COVID-19 by six months. more
MTU engineering experts join open-source ventilator movement to overcome COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
As COVID-19 continues to spread, the research community is looking for solutions. In addition to work on vaccines and medicine, medical technology is needed. In severe cases of... more
Merkel in quarantine after doctor tests positive for virus  ABC NEWS · 7 days
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has gone into quarantine after being informed that a doctor who administered a vaccine to her has tested positive for the new coronavirus more
The physician whose 1964 vaccine beat back rubella is working to defeat the new coronavirus  Science Magazine · 1 week
Stanley Plotkin is consulting for multiple companies and says more than one vaccine may be needed in this... more
World’s fastest supercomputer identifies chemicals with potential to stop COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
What makes the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) global pandemic different from the Spanish flu in 1918? In 1918, transportation, technology, and science were in their infancy, with the medical... more
Research may pave the way to developing effective treatments for puerperal sepsis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Puerperal sepsis, also known as childbed fever, is the leading cause of maternal deaths. In this novel study in The American Journal of Pathology,... more
Milken Institute launches vaccine development and treatment tracker for COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The Milken Institute is launching a resource to help the public and policymakers track progress in the development of treatments and vaccines for COVID-19. more
Evolving epidemiology of poliovirus serotype 2 following withdrawal of the type 2 oral poliovirus vaccine  Science Magazine · 1 week
While there have been no cases of type-2 wild poliovirus for over 20 years, transmission of type-2 vaccine-derived... more
[Reviews] Priorities for developing respiratory syncytial virus vaccines in different target populations  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The development of an effective vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) has been hampered by major difficulties that occurred in the 1960s when a... more
A bi-adjuvant nanovaccine that potentiates immunogenicity of neoantigen for combination immunotherapy of colorectal cancer  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Neoantigen vaccines have been enthusiastically pursued for personalized cancer immunotherapy while vast majority of neoantigens have no or low immunogenicity.... more
[Research Articles] Strong vaccine responses during chemotherapy are associated with prolonged cancer survival  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Therapeutic cancer vaccines have effectively induced durable regressions of premalignant oncogenic human papilloma virus type 16 (HPV16)–induced anogenital lesions. However, the treatment... more
Vaxxas' novel high-density microarray patch can deliver vaccines safely and effectively  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Vaxxas, a clinical-stage biotechnology company commercializing a novel vaccination platform, today announced the publication in the journal PLoS Medicine of groundbreaking clinical research indicating the broad... more
Australian researchers map immune response to coronavirus  REUTERS · 2 weeks
Australian researchers said on Tuesday they have mapped the immune responses from one of country's first coronavirus patients, findings the health minister... more
NIH clinical trial of investigational vaccine to protect against coronavirus begins  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating an investigational vaccine designed to protect against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has begun at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute... more
Volunteers fight virus by testing new experimental vaccine  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The first people to roll up their sleeves to receive an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus say they were inspired to help because they wanted to do more to fight the disease... more
mRNA vaccine against novel coronavirus goes on a trial in Seattle  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A clinical trial for a vaccine to protect against the novel coronavirus commenced this Monday in the U.S.. If successful, this could mean an end to... more
1st person in US gets experimental coronavirus vaccine  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
The vaccine was fast-tracked to human trials, but it will still be some time before it's ready for public use. more
EU funds firm developing virus vaccine amid US interest  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The European Union is making a multimillion-dollar investment in a German company that is working on a coronavirus vaccine amid reports that the U.S. government expressed interest in acquiring the... more
Coronavirus vaccine testing begins in people as U.S. researchers give volunteer first experimental shot in Seattle  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Coronavirus vaccine testing begins in people as U.S. researchers give volunteer first experimental shot in Seattle more
What's Happening: Millions holed up, vaccine trial begins  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Millions of people are holed up at home or keeping a wary eye on how close they get to friends and neighbors as fear of the new coronavirus spreads to more places more
AP Exclusive: Coronavirus vaccine test opens with 1st doses  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
U.S. researchers have given a healthy volunteer the first shot of an experimental coronavirus vaccine as anxiously awaited testing opens more
A seven-gene-deleted African swine fever virus is safe and effective vaccine in pigs  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
African swine fever (ASF) is a devastating infectious disease in swine and has been catastrophic for the global pig industry. In 2018,... more
German virus vaccine firm denies US made takeover offer  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A German company working on a potential vaccine for the new coronavirus is denying reports that the U.S. government was angling to acquire it more
What's Happening: Millions holed up, vaccine trial starts  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Millions of people are holed up at home or keeping a wary eye on how close they get to friends and neighbors as fear of the new coronavirus spreads to more places more
Government official: Coronavirus vaccine trial starts Monday  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A clinical trial evaluating a vaccine designed to protect against the new coronavirus will begin Monday more
New method will enable production of tailor-made vaccines  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Vaccines can be far more targeted and effective than they are today. A new method will allow us to develop new vaccines more cheaply and efficiently and perhaps get one step ahead... more
Potential therapeutic agents, vaccines for COVID-19  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Since the first reports of a new coronavirus disease in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, COVID-19 has spread rapidly across the globe, threatening a pandemic. more
COVID-19 and beyond: World 'nowhere near' ready, expert says  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
An epidemiologist who heads a U.N.-backed alliance that helps get vaccines to developing countries says the world is ill-prepared for outbreaks like the new coronavirus more
The Latest: China says it wants to offer virus assistance  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Chinese President Xi Jinping has told the U.N. that his nation wants to conduct joint research on drugs and vaccines and offer “as much assistance as it can"... more
Negative information about vaccines remains readily available online  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Parents researching childhood vaccinations online are likely to encounter significant levels of negative information, researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington, have found. more
UK lab looks for volunteers to be infected with coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, scientists are asking for healthy volunteers to help in the development of the vaccine. Volunteers will be infected with the two strains... more
Vaccinating both boys and girls can help eliminate HPV infections  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The human papillomavirus causes, amongst other diseases, cancer of the cervix and oropharynx. A Swedish-Finnish study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases now shows that the most... more
Could rushing a coronavirus vaccine cause more harm?  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic that is rapidly spreading worldwide, scientists are becoming more concerned that rushing vaccine production to prevent the infection may do more harm than good to patients. more
'Leaky vaccines' play important part in farm chicken disease management  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Vaccines that do not prevent onward transmission or infection are more effective than previously thought in controlling the severity of a viral disease in chickens. more
Scientists figure out how new coronavirus breaks into human cells  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
A new understanding of how the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, gets into human cells could help researchers develop drug treatments or vaccines for the coronavirus. more
The second person cured from HIV goes public  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In the 1980s and early 1990s, the outbreak of HIV and AIDS swept across the globe. Today, more than 70 million people have been infected with HIV, and about 35 million have... more
Routine childhood vaccination linked to long-term schooling attainment among adults in India  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Vaccines have reduced the global burden of disease by preventing an estimated 2 to 3 million deaths worldwide each year. In India, the reduction... more
Rotavirus vaccination not linked to type 1 diabetes mellitus risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Rotavirus infection is thought to be a risk factor for type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). The role played by live attenuated rotavirus vaccination in the risk of this... more
Probe reveals patients of late pediatrician not vaccinated  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
An Illinois sheriff's office investigating a pediatrician who killed himself last year says tests have revealed several of his former patients lack immunity to diseases against which they or their parents believed... more
With the coronavirus outbreak, it matters how you get your news  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A team of communication and journalism researchers recently published a study about sources of information and vaccination intention in the Atlantic Journal of Communication. The team... more
Behind the scenes, scientists prep for COVID-19 vaccine test  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Dozens of research groups around the world are racing to create a vaccine as coronavirus cases continue to grow more
USask researchers receive almost $1million to fight new coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A University of Saskatchewan research team and collaborating scientists from across the country have been awarded almost $1 million over two years to develop animal models and test vaccine candidates... more
USask researchers receive almost $1 million to fight new coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A University of Saskatchewan research team and collaborating scientists from across the country have been awarded almost $1 million over two years to develop animal models and test... more
A flu shot won't prevent coronavirus, but it could help our response to the outbreak  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
The flu vaccine won't prevent you from getting a coronavirus, but it can help officials better respond to... more
Flu shot has an unexpected benefit in combating the new coronavirus  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
The flu vaccine won't prevent you from getting a coronavirus, but it can help officials better respond to the outbreak of COVID-19 more
Long-lived T follicular helper cells retain plasticity and help sustain humoral immunity  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
CD4+ memory T cells play an important role in protective immunity and are a key target in vaccine development. Many studies have focused on... more
A joint effort to confront the challenges of rising antimicrobial resistance in Asia  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) and the Technical University of Denmark's (DTU) National Food Institute announced today a joint effort to strengthen... more
First coronavirus vaccine trial in the US is recruiting volunteers  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Forty-five people will be enrolled in the preliminary safety trial of the new vaccine. more
Here's how nanoparticles could help us get closer to a treatment for COVID-19  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
There is no vaccine or specific treatment for COVID-19, the disease caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, or SARS-CoV-2. more
A revolution in vaccine development—but will we all benefit?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
By manipulating the "instruction manuals" that control cell function in our bodies, we will soon be able to combat many diseases, including the new coronavirus outbreak. However, in the worst... more
Two genome sequences of coronavirus (COVID-19) show possible internal transmission  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is rapidly spreading around the globe. With the high infection rate and spread of the virus to more than 80 countries, scientists are racing... more
A systematic approach to simultaneously evaluate safety, immunogenicity, and efficacy of novel tuberculosis vaccination strategies  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Tuberculosis (TB) is the deadliest infectious disease worldwide. Bacille-Calmette-Guérin (BCG), the only licensed TB vaccine, affords variable protection... more
Maine voters consider U-turn on vaccine exemptions  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
As Mainers head to the polls on Super Tuesday for the presidential primary, they also will decide another issue: vaccine requirements. A statewide referendum asks if voters want to overturn a new law that... more
The Latest: Trump meets with pharmaceutical company execs  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
President Donald Trump and members of his Cabinet are meeting at the White House with executives of 10 pharmaceutical companies to learn ways to speed the development of a vaccine for the... more
Tapping pre-existing immunity to enhance therapeutic cancer treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new research from the University of Helsinki showed for the first time how the pre-immunization acquired through common childhood vaccines can be used to enhance therapeutic cancer treatment. more
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