Vaccine Safety Attitudes Shifting Following Measles Oubreaks

One quarter of parents believe vaccines are safer now than they thought a year ago, and a third are more supportive of school and daycare immunization requirements, a new poll has found. The shift in views occurred over the same time period that multiple outbreaks of measles and whooping cough…Continue readingVaccine Safety Attitudes Shifting Following Measles Oubreaks

Dengue Fever: Study May Lead To Vaccine And Treatment For Virus

The structure of a human monoclonal antibody which, strongly neutralizes a type of the potentially lethal dengue virus in an animal model has been determined by researchers at Vanderbilt University and the National University of Singapore. The finding could pave the way to the first effective therapies and vaccines against…Continue readingDengue Fever: Study May Lead To Vaccine And Treatment For Virus

Combining Vaccines May Help Eliminate Polio

For children younger than five years of age, supplementing oral vaccine with a shot of inactivated poliovirus vaccine substantially boosts intestinal immunity to the crippling poliovirus.Continue readingCombining Vaccines May Help Eliminate Polio