Researchers report success in creating personalized vaccines from a patient's dendritic cells in treating ovarian cancer.
The measles epidemic continues to rise in Swansea to 588 confirmed cases, according to health officials in Wales.
People who have dined at a New York City's restaurant in West Village have been advised to get the hepatitis A vaccine as a precautionary measure after an employee of Alta Restaurant reported being infected with the virus.
Reports suggest that as many as 16 people have been infected and six people have died.
The World Health Organization (WHO) plans on completely eliminating the polio virus by 2018.
UK scientists have devised a safer and easier to mass-produce vaccine against foot-and-mouth disease, Reuters reported Wednesday.
We hear about norovirus most often these days when there is an outbreak on a cruise ship.
Health officials reported 105 children deaths resulting from the flu.
The commission says that children may be tested for the vaccine, but only after more testing in animals and in adults.
4.5 percent of parents cited safety concerns in 2008, while 16 percent of parents reported the same thing in 2010.
Study finds that the H1N1 vaccine used in the 2009-2010 pandemic presented a small risk for developing Guillain-Barre syndrome, a muscle disorder.
In severe cases, the disease can lead to very troubling complications, like neurological problems and even death.
Scientists can make vaccines more effective by using weakened but live pathogens to trigger immune responses. While the technique has safety issues, scientists at Yale University have developed a way to make the vaccine safer by using the bacteria's own cellular mistake to deliver a safe vaccine.
A San Diego man was infected with a smallpox-related virus after having sexual contact with someone who had recently been vaccinated, according to a new government report. The new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that the infected 24-year-old man then passed the virus along to another unvaccinated individual during sexual activity in a process called tertiary transmission.
Researchers have found a new class of drug that stops flu from spreading and is even effective in the most drug-resistant forms of the virus, says a new study.