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Pfizer Covid vaccine prevented over 110,000 deaths in the US

A new study has revealed that the Pfizer Covid vaccine prevented over 110,000 deaths since its widespread implementation in the US. The Pfizer Covid vaccine...

Enhancing the efficacy of cancer vaccines and antibody drug conjugates

In its quest to optimise treatment for cancer and infectious diseases, Defence Therapeutics illustrates how its groundbreaking Accum technology elevates the performance of vaccines...
Epstein-Barr virus

Vaccine for Epstein-Barr virus to undergo a clinical trial

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH) has announced performing an early-stage clinical trial to assess an Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) vaccine. The Phase...
racial discrimination

Racial discrimination in healthcare may have increased vaccine hesitancy

Research emerging from the UK suggests that one in 10 people from ethnic minority groups who were reluctant to receive a COVID-19 vaccine experienced...
Vaccine for paratyphoid fever begins human trials

Vaccine for paratyphoid fever begins human trials

Exciting developments are being made for a paratyphoid fever vaccine as human trials begin in Oxford. Salmonella Paratyphi A is a bacterium that can cause...
Over one million African children receive first vaccine for malaria

Over one million African children receive first vaccine for malaria

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that over one million children in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi have received one or more doses of...
Malaria mRNA Vaccine

Scientists investigate protein for malaria mRNA vaccine

A research team from Brazil’s Federal University of Santa Catarina intends to utilise technology to discover the ‘perfect’ protein to develop a malaria mRNA...
Fitness bands reveal physiological responses to the COVID-19 vaccine

Fitness bands reveal physiological responses to the COVID-19 vaccine

Researchers from Scripps Research finds data from fitness bands and other wearable devices can track physiological response to the COVID-19 vaccination. The research team analysed...
Covid vaccine hesitancy

The drivers of Covid vaccine hesitancy revealed

A study performed by Canadian researchers has highlighted the causes of Covid vaccine hesitancy among older adults – a group known to be at...
Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Cervical cancer vaccine to eliminate the disease worldwide

A research team from the University of Washington’s School of Medicine has noted that successful administration of the cervical cancer vaccine could potentially eliminate...
vaccine safety

Scientists use smart sensors to assess vaccine safety accurately

Researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) have utilised smart sensors to evaluate vaccine safety for the first time ever, an innovation that looks to...
Over one million spring COVID-19 booster vaccines delivered by NHS

Over one million administered the spring COVID-19 booster vaccine by NHS

Over one million people have received a spring COVID-19 booster vaccine in just over two weeks as part of the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme. The...
variants of COVID-19

New antigen-based vaccine protects against all variants of COVID-19

Results from an Austrian study have illuminated that a new antigen-based vaccine is proficient at protecting people from all variants of COVID-19. Pioneered by a...
COVID-19

Additional COVID-19 vaccine booster offered in the US

Pfizer announced on 29 March 2022 that the FDA in the US has expanded the emergency utilisation of their vaccine to include an additional...
MMR vaccine

MMR vaccine drive urgently needed to prevent disease outbreaks

Experts have expressed that MMR vaccine uptake needs to increase significantly to avoid life-threatening disease outbreaks. The MMR vaccine protects individuals from measles, mumps, and...
New discovery could make cancer vaccines a reality

New discovery could make cancer vaccines a reality

Scientists have developed a pipeline and ‘plug-and-play’ technology that has the potential to generate cancer vaccines for clinical use. The innovative pipeline development can be...
cancer

Defence Therapeutics provides an update on its numerous anti-cancer projects

Biotechnology pioneers Defence Therapeutics outline its current research and development progress in a plethora of anti-cancer endeavours. In Q1 of 2022, Defence signed an agreement...
NHS Covid booster

NHS Covid booster bookings now available for spring vaccinations

The spring NHS Covid booster programme is now open and will start inviting eligible, vulnerable people to receive their life-saving booster vaccinations. The NHS Covid...
Was the NHS mandatory vaccination policy the answer to boost uptake?

Was the NHS mandatory vaccination policy the answer to boost uptake?

A new survey found only one in six healthcare workers thought mandatory vaccination was the answer to encourage staff to have the Covid jab. University...
mRNA HIV vaccines

mRNA HIV vaccines set to undergo NIH clinical trial

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has revealed that it will be performing a clinical trial to assess the performance of three experimental mRNA...

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