Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nasal vaccine against COVID-19 prevents infection in mice

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a vaccine that targets the SARS-CoV-2 virus, can be given in one dose via the nose and is effective in preventing infection in mice susceptible ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough reported

The CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York and TechnoVax, Inc., a biotechnology developer of novel vaccines, announce a breakthrough in their collaborative effort to develop a vaccine for COVID-19. Scientists ...

Vaccination

Here's what to know about flu shots this year

Bad as it has been these past few months to live with the danger of coronavirus, things are about to get worse. Fall is approaching and with it comes that other respiratory virus that puts thousands of Americans in the hospital ...

Vaccination

COVID-19 vaccine won't be mandatory in US, says Fauci

Anthony Fauci, the United States' top infectious diseases official, said Wednesday the government wouldn't make any future COVID-19 vaccine obligatory for the general public—though local jurisdictions could make it mandatory ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Who should get the COVID-19 vaccine first?

When effective COVID-19 vaccines are developed, their supply will inevitably be scarce. The World Health Organization (WHO), global leaders, and vaccine producers are already facing the question of how to appropriately allocate ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Major COVID-19 vaccine trial resumes in UK after safety review

Pharma giant AstraZeneca and Oxford University on Saturday said they had resumed a COVID-19 vaccine trial after getting the all-clear from British regulators, following a pause caused by a UK volunteer falling ill.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Will there be a coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 1?

The federal government has told states to be ready to distribute doses of a coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 1 - two days before the election.

Vaccination

Five reasons to get the flu shot—especially this year

This fall, COVID-19 and the flu will circulate in the United States at the same time, and what will happen then is a bit of a wild card. Wearing masks, washing hands, and keeping six feet away from other people to avoid COVID-19 ...

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