Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Oral COVID-19 vaccine being tested

(HealthDay)—California researchers are testing whether an oral vaccine offers similar or better protection than current COVID-19 shots.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A synthetic vaccine against meningococcus

Leiden chemists recreated the bacterial capsule of meningococcus in the lab. With a few modifications, these capsules can serve as an extra safe and effective vaccine against these notorious bacteria, which can cause, for ...


How to improve the pneumococcus vaccine

Vaccines that protect people from infection by Streptococcus pneumoniae, which kills up to 1 million children ever year worldwide, train the immune system to recognize the pathogen's thick sugar capsule. Pneumococcus capsules ...

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