Vaccine development is a long and complicated. Only about 6% of vaccine candidates are approved for public use. On average, process takes 10.7 years.
Providers in Washington’s Childhood Vaccine Program report they give 30% fewer vaccines to 0-18 year olds in March than they usually do.
Anti-vaccine groups are seizing on the anti-government sentiment stoked by conservative-leaning protesters to advance their cause, critics say.
Study enrolling Seattle-based healthy adult volunteers.
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Vaccine design looks simple on paper, but making it work all the way to human use is a whole other story.
Researchers have halted its trial of a promising HIV vaccine, after it was found the vaccine was not providing protection against the virus.
Scientists are just getting started, but their vaccine development strategy will benefit from work that has been done on closely related viruses, SARS and MERS
Human coronaviruses (CoV)have long been regarded as relatively benign causes of the common cold. In recent years, however, new highly pathogenic CoV emerged.
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The vaccine against TB is usually injected into the skin. A new animal study finds injecting it into the bloodstream dramatically boosts its effectiveness.
A Pierce County child under 5 years old died this past weekend from flu-related complications. The child had underlying health concerns that increased the child’s risk.
The child was previously healthy and died on December 15thin a Pierce County hospital. This is the first reported flu death in a child in King County 2009.
Scores of new vaccines are being developed.
Most mothers-to-be in the US – 65% – have not been vaccinated against the flu and whooping cough, putting their and their infants’ health at risk, CDC reports.