vaccines Tag

LabRoots kicked off its two-day Microbiology and Immunology Virtual Event on September 11 detailing exciting new research in pharmaceuticals, medicine, agriculture, and space. The webinars cover a wide range of topics from the application of metagenomics in infectious disease to advances in our understanding of molecular mechanisms in virology. Once the gold standard for microbiological research, culturing for microorganisms...

Why are some parents reluctant to have their children vaccinated? According to one study, it may be a matter of poor public relations on the part of practitioners and drug companies. The issue of vaccination hesitancy and refusal often makes headlines in the media and worries health authorities. A new study by Dr. Anat Gesser-Edelsburg, Dr....

Despite constant efforts to fight it, over 200 million people still contract malaria each year and an estimated 627,000 die from it, with most of the deaths occurring among children living in Africa. A vaccine would go a long way to controlling the problem and eventually even eradicating the disease. Although progress has been made,...

The newly discovered H7N9 avian flu is already giving doctors and researchers a hard time. News sources, including the BBC, say that H7N9 has been confirmed in 131 patients and has caused 36 deaths since it was first recognized. And the real trouble may just be getting started. Because according to researchers and doctors, this...