By Jonathan Weiss | May 10, 2013 12:22 PM EDT
After GlaxoSmithKline removed its vaccine from the market in 2002, researchers are working hard on creating one that will protect against all strains of the bacteria.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 09, 2013 11:45 AM EDT
A public-private partnership alliance has brokered a historic price reduction for HPV vaccines in poor countries.
By Ashik Siddique | Feb 28, 2013 08:37 PM EST
San Diego men came down with the smallpox-related vaccinia virus after having sex with someone who received a government vaccine.
By Simon Akam | Dec 22, 2012 11:08 AM EST
A vaccination provider set up with money from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has put on hold some $6 million earmarked for Sierra Leone after an audit showed misuse of previous funds.
By Makini Brice | Dec 19, 2012 03:17 PM EST
In an unprecedented string of attacks, eight female health workers have been killed by gunmen on motorcycles within 48 hours in Pakistan.
By Makini Brice | Dec 17, 2012 11:32 AM EST
A group of physicians and public health advocates argue that banning thimerosal, a mercury derivative, in vaccines could be a huge blow for vaccination efforts in low- and middle-income countries.
By Amber Moore | Sep 28, 2012 09:58 AM EDT
Officials on Thursday urged people to get their flu shot this year. Last year's flu was mild but experts say that flu is unpredictable and everybody needs to get their flu shot.
By Amber Moore | Sep 14, 2012 01:06 PM EDT
New research promises to take the pain and fear out of injections by developing a way to enhance the skin's permeability to drugs. Researchers say that this research could pave the way for injection-free vaccinations.
By Amber Moore | Sep 14, 2012 04:39 PM EDT
Whooping cough vaccine becomes less effective in protecting children during their fifth shot, says new research.
By Makini Brice | Sep 11, 2012 11:18 AM EDT
French pharmaceutical company Sanofi-SA's vaccine against dengue fever has fallen below expectations in protecting against the "bone-breaking" disease.
By Nikki Tucker | Aug 28, 2012 11:08 AM EDT
As school is back in session, making sure your child receives all the appropriate vaccinations on time is essential.