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It’s Official: Africa Has Just Been Declared Free of Wild Poliovirus

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday declared that Africa was free of wild poliovirus , a landmark in a decades-long campaign to eradicate...

Experts Worry About Improperly Tested COVID-19 Vaccine Just Approved in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Tuesday that the country's health ministry has approved a coronavirus vaccine for widespread emergency use.One of his...

Lyme disease vaccine found to be safe and effective in clinical...

A new Lyme disease vaccine is on the way Hailshadow/Getty Images/iStockphA vaccine against Lyme disease has been shown to be safe and effective in...

Smallpox vaccination kits from the US civil war reveal historic virus

Traces of virus strains used to create smallpox vaccinations in the US civil war have been found Alamy Stock PhotoStrains of viruses used for...

Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Positive Early Results in Human Trial

BioNTech of Germany and the US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer reported positive preliminary results on Wednesday from a joint project to develop a coronavirus vaccine.Known...

WHO Is Hoping For Hundreds of Millions of COVID-19 Vaccine Doses...

The World Health Organization said Thursday that a few hundred million COVID-19 vaccine doses could be produced by the end of the year -...

Lyme Disease Doesn’t Have a Vaccine, But a Yearly Preventative Shot...

Lyme disease has become an insidious epidemic in the United States. Caused by bacteria transmitted by an infected tick bite, symptoms can include arthritis,...

Oxford University Just Injected The First Participants in a COVID-19 Vaccine...

Oxford University is launching a human trial of a potential coronavirus vaccine, with the daunting aim of making a successful jab available to the...

CDC Director Says a Winter Wave of Coronavirus Could Hit The...

Robert Redfield, the Director of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, said Tuesday that while the US appeared to be nearing the peak...

At Least 70 Coronavirus Vaccines Are Already in Development, WHO Report...

At least 70 potential coronavirus vaccines are currently in development, with 3 already in clinical trials, according to the World Health Organisation.WHO published an...