Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Malaria jabs set for broader rollout in Africa

The United Nations heralded Wednesday the forthcoming scale-up of malaria vaccination across Africa after the first shipment of doses arrived in Cameroon.


EU taps Moderna for more COVID variant jabs

The EU said Tuesday is has struck an agreement with Moderna to delay deliveries of COVID vaccines in order to boost the likelihood of receiving jabs against Omicron variants.


US reaches deal with Moderna for omicron COVID-19 vaccine

The Biden administration said Friday it has reached an agreement with Moderna to buy 66 million doses of the company's next generation of COVID-19 vaccine that targets the highly transmissible omicron variant, enough supply ...

Medical research

Inhalable COVID vaccine shows promise in rodent model

Researchers have created an inhalable COVID-19 vaccine that is shelf stable at room temperature for up to three months, targets the lungs specifically and effectively, and allows for self-administration via an inhaler. The ...

Medical economics

Who should get vaccinated first where supplies are limited?

Nearly a year after many rich nations achieved widespread vaccination against COVID-19, many less affluent countries still face difficult choices about which groups of people should be the first to receive vaccines from a ...

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