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Men5CV: Nigeria introduces new 5-in-1 vaccine against meningitis

Nigeria has become the first country in the world to roll out the "revolutionary" new Men5CV vaccine against meningitis, the World Health Organization (WHO)...

Cholera vaccine stocks ’empty’ as cases surge

The emergency global stockpile of cholera vaccines is empty with all available doses for this month already allocated to countries battling major outbreaks,...

WHO concerned over ‘incredibly low’ COVID, flu vaccination rates

Low vaccination rates against the latest versions of COVID-19 and influenza are putting pressure on healthcare systems this winter, leading public health officials told...

WHO authorizes emergency use of Novavax’s updated COVID vaccine

Novavax's updated vaccine has been granted emergency-use authorization by the World Health Organization (WHO) for active immunization to prevent COVID-19 in individuals aged 12...

Arexvy: GSK’s common respiratory virus vaccine shows potential

GSK said Arexvy, its vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) showed positive preliminary results in a late-stage trial to protect adults aged 50 to...

Moderna flu vaccine succeeds in late-stage study

Moderna on Wednesday said its flu vaccine had generated a stronger immune response against all four A and B strains of the influenza virus...

Moderna says updated COVID vaccine effective against BA.2.86 variant

Moderna on Wednesday said clinical trial data showed its updated COVID-19 vaccine will likely be effective against the highly-mutated BA.2.86 subvariant of the coronavirus...

UK approves updated Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine

The UK drug regulator said on Tuesday it has approved an updated COVID-19 vaccine by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech that targets only...

Eris: Moderna’s updated COVID vaccine effective against new variant

Moderna said on Thursday an initial study data showed its updated COVID-19 vaccine to be effective against the "Eris" and "Fornax" subvariants in humans. The...

Cancer vaccine: Moderna/Merck begin late-stage study

Merck and Moderna on Wednesday announced the initiation of the late-stage trial evaluating V940 (mRNA-4157), an investigational individualized neoantigen therapy (INT), in combination with...

More countries set to approve malaria vaccine

African countries are lining up to approve a new vaccine for malaria, with 20 million doses available for them to buy this year, the shot’s...

Pfizer RSV vaccine 82% effective vs severe infection

Pfizer's experimental respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine was 82% effective in preventing severe infections in infants when given to expecting mothers in the second...

Sinopharm unit gets OK for clinical trials of mRNA COVID vaccine

Sinopharm said on Friday its biotech unit has received regulatory approval for clinical trials of its mRNA COVID-19 vaccine targeting the Omicron variant. The unit,...

Doctor vaccinates baby in funny way, video goes viral

The doctor's video has over a million likes from Instagram users.

Chikungunya vaccine on the cards after positive data

Vaccines company Valneva on Monday reported positive 12-month antibody persistence data for its single-shot Chikungunya vaccine candidate. The firm said in a statement it was...

Measles now an imminent global threat: WHO

There is now an imminent threat of measles spreading in various regions globally, as COVID-19 led to a steady decline in vaccination coverage and...

China donates 100,000 doses of Hepatitis A vaccines to Pakistan

Minister of Health Abdul Qadir Patel on Wednesday told that China has donated one hundred thousand doses of Hepatitis A vaccines to Pakistan, ARY...

Pfizer/BioNTech Omicron vaccine shows strong response

US drugmaker Pfizer and German partner BioNTech SE said on Friday their Omicron-tailored shot targeting the BA.4/5 subvariants produced a strong antibody response in...

China rolls out first inhalable COVID vaccine

In what is believed to be a world first, China's commercial capital of Shanghai this week introduced a new type of COVID-19 vaccine that...

CanSino’s inhaled COVID-19 vaccine gets approval in China

China's CanSino Biologics said on Sunday that its recently developed COVID-19 vaccine has been approved by the country's drug regulator for emergency use as...

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