To better understand why people refuse vaccination, the US researchers have initiated a study that will draw partly on tweets as people tend to freely share their fears and concerns about vaccines on the microblogging site.
Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to file its response giving details like process of taking consent of persons on whom clinical trial of cervical cancer prevention vaccines, Gardasil and Cervarix, have been carried out.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday said while the Centre has been very helpful in dealing with floods, the state is facing a shortage of nearly 12 lakh measles vaccines, which they will now purchase from the open market.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said while the Centre has been very helpful in dealing with floods, the state is facing a shortage of nearly 12 lakh measles vaccines, which they will now purchase from the open market.
New research suggests a one-two punch could help battle polio in some of the world`s most remote and conflict-torn regions: Giving a single vaccine shot to children who`ve already swallowed drops of an oral polio vaccine greatly boosted their immunity.
The Indian government Thursday introduced four new vaccines, including one for Japanese Encephalitis (JE), in the national immunization programme, which will now provide free vaccines against 13 life-threatening diseases to 27 million children annually.
New research by a University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments or vaccines for Dengue fever, West Nile virus, Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses.
Researchers have described the earliest stages of fate determination among white blood cells called T lymphocytes, providing new insights that may help drug developers create more effective, longer-lasting vaccines against microbial pathogens or cancer.
We all know that vaccines need refrigeration to preserve their structure and immunogenicity. But in the case of children living in remote hinterland across the globe that get less or no electricity, this becomes a daunting task.