Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US hopes to start virus vaccines in December as pandemic surges

The United States hopes to begin coronavirus vaccinations in early December, a top government health official said Sunday, the latest positive news to emerge even as cases surge across the worst-hit nation and elsewhere around ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US, Europe plan vaccination schemes as second virus wave builds

Plans for vaccination programmes began taking shape in Europe and the United States following recent breakthroughs, but surging coronavirus caseloads prompted gruelling new restrictions, with Austria taking the unpopular ...

Vaccination

Are we getting closer to a herpes vaccine?

(HealthDay)—Scientists are reporting early success with an experimental herpes vaccine that uses a genetically modified version of the virus.

Vaccination

Frontrunners emerge in race for Covid-19 vaccine

Dozens of companies, from biotech start-ups to Big Pharma, are racing to develop a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine, both to meet urgent medical need and for the potential payday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New vaccine breakthrough lifts global hope against pandemic

Global hopes of vanquishing the coronavirus pandemic were boosted Monday after a vaccine was found to be nearly 95 percent effective in a trial, bringing much-needed optimism amid surging infections and grueling new restrictions.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Second virus vaccine shows striking success in US tests

A second experimental COVID-19 vaccine—this one from Moderna Inc.—yielded extraordinarily strong early results Monday, another badly needed dose of hope as the pandemic enters a terrible new phase.

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