What you need to know about the new RSV shot for babies

Ahead of the winter respiratory virus season, many parents were relieved the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a shot to combat respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, for infants and toddlers this summer.


What vaccines does my child need by age 18 months?

Have you ever wondered why babies get vaccines starting from the day they're born? One big reason: The youngest are most at risk of diseases. It's also the time in your child's development that their immune system learns ...


GSK sues Pfizer over patents for RSV vaccine

GlaxoSmithKline sued Pfizer on Wednesday over patent infringement, alleging the US drugmaker's RSV vaccine steals key elements of the British company's version.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Doctor who helped vanquish smallpox assesses COVID response

In 1970s India, the physician and epidemiologist Larry Brilliant played an important role in efforts that eradicated smallpox caused by the deadliest form of the virus, variola major. Since then, he has continued his public ...

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