Germany’s virus response won plaudits. But protests over vaccines and masks show it’s a victim of its own success

It was a woman with blonde dreadlocks who capped off one of the biggest anti-coronavirus demonstrations in Europe on Saturday, which saw tens of thousands of anti-vaxxers, conspiracy theorists and the far-right march through the German capital, Berlin. CNN.com – … Read more…

Coronavirus vaccines: ‘Encouraging’ early data for some, a trial delay for another and more research ahead

Scientists around the world are racing to develop Covid-19 vaccines and there’s news almost daily about steps forward — this week, there was “encouraging” preliminary data for some vaccine candidates and word from top health officials that the United States … Read more…

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

This report updates the 2017-18 recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the use of seasonal influenza vaccines in the United States (MMWR Recomm Rep 2017;66[No. RR-2]). Routine annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged … Read more…

Scientists Create Important New Tool for Developing COVID-19 Treatments, Vaccines

Structural biologists at University of Virginia School of Medicine (Charlottesville, VA, USA) have developed a new tool to help biomedical… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Study confirms that some flu vaccines cause a stronger immune response among older adults

A new CDC co-authored study published today in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases offers more evidence that certain specially formulated flu vaccines may offer people 65 years and older better protection than standard-dose flu vaccines. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…

Interim Flu Vaccine Effectiveness Estimates for the 2019-20 Flu Season Show Flu Vaccines Providing Substantial Protection, Especially in Children

Today, CDC published new interim flu vaccine effectiveness (VE) estimates for the 2019-2020 flu season Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…

A Proposal To Make It Harder For Kids To Skip Vaccines Gives Powerful Voices Pause

As California lawmakers attempt to tighten the rules on childhood vaccinations, they’re getting pushback from unexpected quarters: high-profile officials who support vaccines. In the past few weeks, Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom and the members of the Medical Board of California … Read more…