Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine against deadly superbug Klebsiella effective in mice

Scientists have produced and tested, in mice, a vaccine that protects against a worrisome superbug: a hypervirulent form of the bacteria Klebsiella pneumoniae. And they've done so by genetically manipulating a harmless form ...

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Niger sounds alarm over 'fake' meningitis vaccine

Health authorities in Niger said Friday they had found a fake version of a meningitis vaccine after the country had launched a campaign to innoculate millions of children against the disease.

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Doctors not talking about newer meningitis vaccine

(HealthDay)—Many U.S. doctors aren't telling teenaged patients and their parents about a newer vaccine for potentially deadly bacterial meningitis infections, a new study finds.

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Meningitis B vaccine trial for teenagers launched

The NHS is inviting teenagers to take part in a study to see whether giving a group B meningococcal (MenB) vaccine to teenagers reduces carriage of this bacteria in their throat, potentially providing protection to all ages ...

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