Vaccination

WHO looking forward to oral, nasal COVID vaccines

The World Health Organization's chief scientist said Tuesday she was looking forward to the "second generation" of COVID-19 vaccines, which could include nasal sprays and oral versions.

Vaccination

A general influenza vaccine

New vaccination method for lasting protection against all known influenza mutations in preclinical testing phase—potentially effective also against SARS-CoV-2—joint research project of the University of Konstanz, University ...

Vaccination

Nasal spray could mean needle-free COVID-19 vaccine

As the world eagerly awaits the debut of a COVID-19 vaccine, many of us imagine that receiving the immunization will be similar to getting the flu shot: We'll head to the clinic, roll up our sleeve and feel a quick prick ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mayo Clinic Minute: What to know about this season's flu vaccine

Experts recommend that those who are 6 months of age and older get their flu vaccine this year and get it as early as possible. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Robert Jacobson, a Mayo Clinic pediatrician, discusses this season's ...

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