Details about broadly neutralizing antibodies provide insights for universal flu vaccine

New research from an immunology team at the University of Chicago may shed light on the challenges of developing a universal flu vaccine that would provide long-lasting and broad protection against influenza viruses. The study, published October 22 in Immunity, explores the behavior of polyreactive antibodies—antibodies that are capable of […]

Study shows social media policies can curb HPV vaccine misinformation

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted disease and the primary cause of several cancers. Recent estimates indicate that 70-90 percent of HPV-related cancers may be prevented through vaccination. Despite widespread scientific agreement on benefits, misleading information about the HPV vaccine and concerns about safety are prevalent on […]

CDC: Coronavirus vaccine could arrive in October, November; asks states to prepare

CDC, HHS tells governors to ready ‘large-scale’ distribution of COVID-19 vaccine Reaction from Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel, NYU Langone professor of medicine. A coronavirus vaccine could be ready for distribution as early as October or November, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has told state officials, according to reports. […]