Following a warning from the WHO about concerning antibiotic resistance in gonorrhoea, a vaccine originally developed for meningitis has shown promise for protecting against this disease.
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A Phase I clinical trial has demonstrated that microneedle patches for flu vaccinations are safe, well-tolerated, immunogenic and also preferred by participants over intramuscular injection.
A live-attenuated Ebola vaccine has demonstrated promising results in a Phase I randomized controlled trial assessing safety and immunogenicity, according to a Canadian study.
Research presented at ASM Microbe has reported a Zika vaccine based on the NS1 protein can induce protective immunity in mouse models after a single dose.
In this exclusive piece the authors discuss the choice of peptide antigen, delivery system/adjuvant and delivery route as key factors in the development of an effective human vaccine against group A Streptococcus.
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has recently attracted considerable attention in emerging countries. In this research article, the authors carry out a multi-country case study investigating the the adoption and use of HPV vaccines.
A team from the Scripps Research Institute have determined the structure of clade C HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein, an immunogen that could be utilized in a future HIV vaccine.
Helen McShane discusses her work leading the TB vaccine research program at Oxford University, and shares her thoughts on the challenges facing vaccine development and eradication of this disease.