Thursday, November 30, 2023


“You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know.”

— William Wilberforce

Oral Vaccine for COVID Under Development in Japan

by Carolyn Hendler, JD
COVID vaccine pill
Researchers in Japan have been working on a new vaccine for COVID-19 that would be administered orally rather than by injection. The ...

Merck Plans to Up Production of Experimental Ebola Vaccine

by TVR Staff
culture in petri dish
In response to the current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) which began in August ...

Lyme Disease Vaccines: Past and Future

by Rishma Parpia
tick on sleeve
Story Highlights A new Lyme disease vaccine candidate approved by the FDA using the fast track process is currently in ...

Quest for Alzheimer’s Vaccine Hitting Roadblocks

by Kate Raines
hand of elderly person over old photos
Story Highlights Developing a vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has been an elusive quest for pharmaceutical research companies for more ...

FDA Approves 6 in 1 Combo Vaccine for Babies

by Kate Raines
six vaccines and a syringe
Story Highlights On Dec. 21, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new combination hexavalent vaccine (Vaxelis) ...

Vaccine for Bees Bypasses Lack of Antibodies

by Kate Raines
bee on flower
Story Highlights Bees and other pollinators face serious threats from disease, parasites, pesticides and habitat destruction, threatening the viability of ...

AFM Not Transmissible from Human to Human Says CDC

by Marco Cáceres
walking holding hands
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) still does not know what is causing the growing number of cases ...

Vaccine for Acne Targets Bacteria in the Skin’s Microbiome

by Rishma Parpia
girl with acne
Story Highlights Current acne treatments such as antibiotics, birth control pills, etc., have largely proven to be ineffective. A proposed ...

Vaccinating Plants: A Risky Technology?

by TVR Staff
plants and rising sun
In an attempt to reduce use of pesticides on crops, scientists are exploring the concept of “vaccinating” food plants to ...

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