Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

DNA vaccine against Zika performs well in tests on mice

In Brazil, researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) and the Pernambuco division of Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ) are developing a Zika vaccine. The formulation was tested on mice and found to be efficacious, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazil launches dengue vaccination amid outbreak

Brazil launched a dengue fever immunization campaign Friday, becoming the first country in the world to provide the vaccine through its public health system as it deals with a surge in cases.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazil to launch vaccination campaign as dengue surges

Brazil will start a vaccination campaign against dengue fever in February, authorities said, as a sharp rise in cases of the potentially deadly disease raised fears of a runaway outbreak.


Immunization schedule for children, teens updated for 2023

The American Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule has been updated for 2023 and published as a schedule in the Feb. 10 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...


Japanese dengue vaccine becomes second approved by EU

Japanese pharmaceutical company Takeda said the European Union had given the green light to its dengue fever vaccine, making it the second jab preventing the disease to be approved by the bloc.

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