The Contagion® Vaccines specialty page provides vaccine-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.
The National Center for Health Statistics has released new data on flu vaccination rates in the United States, as 1 new study shows which airline passengers may be at greatest risk of catching the flu inflight.
In the wake of news of 10 travelers being infected with yellow fever, 4 of whom have died, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are urging anyone considering travel to yellow fever endemic regions of Brazil to be vaccinated prior to travel.
At present, multiple vaccine candidates are in various stages of research and development, including cabotegravir, which is currently in phase 3 trials, and vaccines based on broadly-neutralizing antibodies.
As flu activity continues to decline in the United States, some states are still reporting a record number of flu illnesses, as a new study debunks concerns that the use of Tamiflu may lead to increased suicide risk in teens.
The new test can differentiate between Lyme disease and 7 other tick-borne diseases.
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