Early results suggest an effective Ebola vaccine

Jul 31, 2015
The treatment provided total protection to people in close contact with patients.
Posted In: Ebola vaccine, Ebola, vaccine

Herd immunity, explained

Feb 10, 2015
Vaccination only works if most of the population has been inoculated.
Posted In: vaccine, herd immunity, immunization, whiteboard

The cost of not vaccinating

Feb 10, 2015
It may be time for a new cost-benefit analysis when it comes to vaccination.
Posted In: measles, vaccine, immunization
Gautam Gupta receives an influenza shot from Ray Grigorio, a nurse practitioner at a CVS in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The CDC announced last week the strain of dominant influenza has mutated, leaving people who got the flu shot vulnerable

Off-target flu shot will cost employers

Dec 9, 2014
Since this year's flu vaccine is off the mark, more people will probably come down with the flu.
Posted In: CDC, flu, vaccine, flu season

Fewer than half of Americans get flu shots

Nov 26, 2014
"The more people that get shots, the safer the group will be," says one expert.
Posted In: flu shots, flu, vaccine

The numbers for September 17, 2014

Sep 17, 2014
We're watching the Fed, mobile ad spending and vaccination rates Wednesday.
Posted In: Fed chair, mobile ads, for-profit colleges, vaccine

The benefits of developing an Ebola vaccine

Sep 2, 2014
While the market for an Ebola vaccine is small, the payoff of production is big.
Posted In: Ebola, vaccine, Health, Africa

GSK seeks approval for RTS,S malaria vaccine

Oct 8, 2013
Data show the vaccine is modestly effective against malaria.
Posted In: malaria, vaccine, pharmaceuticals, Gates Foundation

Where to find a flu shot: Why vaccination shortages occur

Jan 14, 2013
The flu kills thousands every year, and public health officials say that everyone over the age of 6 months should get vaccinated. But every few years it seems like there's a run on flu vaccine. To understand why, you need to look at the vaccine market.
Posted In: flu, vaccine, health care

Pharmacies look to leverage flu shots

Jan 8, 2013
Drug store chains see flu shots as step towards increased health care offerings.
Posted In: vaccine, flu, pharmacy