Vaccines

Gilead Considering Ebola Drug As Potential Coronavirus Treatment

As fears about the coronavirus outbreak in China continue to grow, a number of companies have started working on potential vaccines. Gilead (NASDAQ: GILD) announced Thursday that it was evaluating whether its experimental Ebola treatment could be...
Related topics: Ebola, Nasdaq

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New Experimental Vaccine For African Swine Fever Virus Shows Promise

Government and academic investigators have developed a vaccine against African swine fever that appears to be far more effective than previously developed vaccines. The research appears this week in the Journal of Virology, a publication of the...
Related topics: African-American, Virus, Virology, Medical Research

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The Damage Of Vaccine Misinformation

THURSDAY, Jan. 23, 2020 -- An examination of vaccination trends in Denmark shows just how damaging vaccine misinformation can be. From 2013 to 2016, negative information about the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine spread widely through Danish...

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A Zika Vaccine Could Save Suffering And Costs

A new study found that routinely giving the Zika vaccine to women of childbearing age could save money if the risk of Zika is around that of other mosquito-borne diseases like dengue and chikungunya.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Wistar Joins Global Effort To Expedite Coronavirus Vaccine Development For Outbreak Originating In...

Wistar announces today that they are part of a team to develop a vaccine against the recently emerged strain of coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that has infected hundreds in China and other countries, including the U.S., and resulted in numerous deaths to...

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The Grooming Of Children By The Vacciphilia Public Health And Pediatric Machine

By Kim RossiYesterday, I read that Cincinnati Ohio pediatrician Dr. Nicole Baldwin had pre-emptively blocked "anti-vaxxers" on Twitter, because we were sending her facts about vaccine safety, vaccination liability and what happened to our...
Related topics: Anti Vaxxers, Social Media

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'dead Doctors Don't Lie'

]]>(MedPage Today) -- When Nicole Baldwin, MD, made a playful TikTok touting the benefits of vaccination, she wasn't expecting to fight an endless social media battle that destroyed her online ratings -- and even led to a threat against her life...
Related topics: Social Media

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No Association Between Rotavirus Vax, T1d In U.s. Kids

]]>(MedPage Today) -- No association was found between rotavirus vaccine and type 1 diabetes among U.S. children who were commercially insured, researchers found. Compared with unvaccinated children, there was no association between rotavirus...
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Journal Of Alzheimer's Disease: Aluminum And Amyloid-β In Familial Alzheimer’s Disease

Note: One wonders why this isn't front page news, instead of a new virus in China (for which is a vaccine is in the works) and rare Ebola (for which a vaccine is coming out.) Alzheimer's affects at least three generations at a pop.  When a...
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Virus, Virology, Ebola

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Medical News Today: Giving Tb Vaccine Intravenously Boosts Efficacy

New research in macaques finds that changing the delivery method of an existing tuberculosis vaccine can drastically improve its efficacy.
Related topics: Medical Research, Tuberculosis

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New Coronavirus Vaccine Could Take Months To Develop In Russia - Health Ministry Official

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A Russian vaccine for the new strain of coronavirus will take at least half a year to develop, Deputy Director of the Russian Health Ministry’s Centre for Strategic Planning and Biomedical Health Risks Management German...

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New Method To Enable The Production Of Cheaper, Longer-lasting Vaccines

A new method to produce vaccines that have a longer shelf-life, are cheaper and can be stored without the need for cooling has been developed.

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Responding To Helen Petousis Harris

By John Stone It was admittedly not surprising the Sciblogs, New Zealand chose not to post my  irreverent comment on the post 'The WHO Vaccine  Safety Summit - from someone who was actually there' of Helen Petousis Harris, chair of he WHO's...

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Researcher Tests 'vaccine' Against Hate

Amid a spike in violent extremism around the world, a communications researcher is experimenting with a novel idea: whether people can be “inoculated” against hate with a little exposure to extremist propaganda, in the same manner vaccines...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Association Of American Physicians & Surgeons Sues Representative Adam Schiff For Censoring...

The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons – AAPS – is a non-partisan professional association of physicians in all types of practices and specialties across the country. Since 1943, AAPS has been dedicated to the highest ethical...
Related topics: Debate

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Support For Vaccines Continues Downward Trend In Us, Poll Shows

In 2019, 84% of Americans think vaccinating children is important, down from 94% in 2001; 10% still believe vaccines can cause autism, according to a new Gallup survey. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Polls, Autism, Gallup

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1st Malaria Vaccine Tried Out In Babies In 3 African Nations

TOMALI, Malawi — A pinch in the leg, a squeal and a trickle of tears. One baby after another in Malawi is getting the first and only vaccine against malaria, one of history’s deadliest and most stubborn of diseases. The southern African...
Related topics: Malaria

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Whooping Cough Evolving Into A Superbug

Whooping cough bacteria are becoming smarter at colonizing and feeding off unwitting hosts -- whether they have been vaccinated or not -- strengthening calls for a new vaccine.
Related topics: Cough, Bacteria

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Higher Vaccine Coverage Tied To Mandatory Vaccination In Europe

Unlike the United States, most European vaccine mandates involved financial penalties, and the magnitude of the penalty was associated with greater immunization coverage. Medscape Medical News

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This Year’s Flu Season Got Off To A Strange Start. What Does That Mean For The Months Ahead?

Flu season is always unpredictable. Different viral strains circulate each year, which makes forecasting the disease’s spread—and formulating the annual flu vaccine—an educated guessing game. Even so, the 2019-2020 flu season has...
Related topics: Flu, Influenza Vaccine, Influenza (Flu)

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