The eradication of smallpox remains one of humanity’s most impressive achievements, but it has also left people unvaccinated and vulnerable.
Substandard and falsified medicines burden health systems by diverting resources to ineffective or harmful therapies, causing medical complications and prolonging illnesses.
Important scientific questions remain unanswered in the effort to develop a safe and effective Ebola vaccine, according to members of an international Ebola research consortium.
Substantial reductions in malaria incidence in sub-Saharan Africa have been achieved with massive deployment of long-lasting insecticidal nets, but pyrethroid resistance threatens control
The Pirbright Institute are working hard to develop fail-safe protocol and vaccines for the deadliest disease to hit the swine industry.
A one-two punch of powerful antibodies may be the best way to stop Ebola virus, reports an international team of scientists.
China is home to about half of the global pig population, with thousands of backyard and large-scale farms operating in the northern, central and southern regions.
The first bout of flu may determine how a person fares during the next pandemic. That’s why scientists are trying to understand immunologic imprinting.
In outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases for which no proven efficacious vaccines exist but investigational vaccines have been developed, it is important both to rapidly test the investigational vaccines and, if effective, to deploy them.
The new system lets scientists quickly assess the full spectrum of antibodies produced in an individual in response to a pathogen or vaccine and determine if these antibodies are likely to be effective against the pathogen.