Vaccination

Social media may influence parents' views on HPV vaccination

Studies by Penn State College of Medicine researchers demonstrate that misinformation on social media may affect parents' willingness to have their children vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV). They also found that ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan approves Moderna, AstraZeneca vaccines

Japan formally approved Moderna and AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccines on Friday, but the latter will not be used immediately because of lingering concern over very rare blood clots.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan rolls out vaccine slowly, despite looming Olympics

Three months before it hosts the Olympics—the biggest international event since the pandemic began—Japan has fully vaccinated less than one percent of its population in a cautious, slow-moving programme.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

EMA has 'not yet reached conclusion' on AstraZeneca

The EU's drug regulator said Tuesday it is still deciding whether the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine causes blood clots, after one top official said there was a clear link.

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