New US monkeypox vaccine strategy could be huge boost for supply, but much is unknown

To stretch the supply of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine, federal health officials authorized smaller doses using a different method of injection. Yet efficacy data for the vaccine is not clear, and ... read more

UK ‘set to run out of monkeypox vaccines’

Health officials have already received over 50,000 doses, but reports claim just 8,000 are left as country awaits bumper shipment next month ... read more

Drugmakers hunt for one vaccine to target all COVID-19 variants

Scientists fear the omicron shots coming this fall won’t be much better at keeping people from getting Covid-19 than what’s come before. That’s pushing drugmakers to start working on next-generation ... read more

SARS-CoV-2 receptor-binding domain-based protein subunit vaccine shows promise against multiple SARS-CoV-2 variants

Researchers described a novel protein subunit vaccine comprising the receptor-binding domain (RBD) of ancestral SARS-CoV-2 spike (S) protein, dimerized with an immunoglobulin (Ig)G1-fraction, ... read more

Having a hard time getting COVID vaccines for children under 5 at a pharmacy? Here’s why.

Some parents of young children are reporting difficulty actually getting the COVID vaccine at pharmacies. Here's why. read more

Monkeypox vaccine availability and effectiveness

A smallpox vaccine shown to protect against monkeypox has come under huge global demand, leading health authorities to warn against repeating the unequal distribution seen during the Covid pandemic. read more

Public Health Holding Monkeypox Vaccine Clinics

While the risk of acquiring monkeypox in Grey-Bruce remains very low, Public Health is closely monitoring the multi-country outbreak and employing efforts – such as scheduled vaccination clinics – to ... read more

BCG vaccine prevents tuberculosis in young children, but not adults: study

Amid longstanding debate on the effectiveness of the tuberculosis vaccine, a new study suggests that the vaccine is protective against TB in children under 5, but adolescents and adults in high-burden ... read more

FDA needs to fully review ACAM2000 before allowing its widespread use as a monkeypox vaccine

Although swift and decisive action is imperative to contain the current monkeypox outbreak, the risks of an additional vaccine, ACAM2000, require a more deliberative approach. read more

How to get the polio vaccine: Who can get booster jab in London and how long vaccination for the virus lasts

A polio jab will be made available to all children aged between one and nine in Greater London – around 900,000 in total ... read more

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