Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Remembering humanity's triumph over a virus, 40 years on

As scientists scramble for a COVID-19 cure and vaccine, the world on Friday marked a pertinent anniversary: humanity's only true triumph over an infectious disease with its eradication of smallpox four decades ago.

Vaccination

Vaccines: How we make them, how they work, why we need them

Between the coughing, sneezing, stuffy noses and watery eyes, it's clear that we're in the midst of cold and flu season, which serves as an annual reminder of the critical role vaccines play in the fight against the spread ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

FDA approves vaccine for prevention of smallpox, monkeypox

Jynneos Smallpox and Monkeypox Vaccine, Live, Non-Replicating, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for prevention of smallpox and monkeypox disease in adults 18 years or older who are considered at high ...

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